You will need
- Utility Kaspersky AVP Tool or Dr.Web CureIT.
To protect yourself from the most simple types of phishing simply. For example, your Inbox received a letter from the Bank where you opened your account, and under one pretext or another, please pass on the link above. The main rule is never to follow such links. If you admit that the letter is really from the Bank, go to the main page of his site, but on another link, for example, was found in a search engine. Then from the home page try to get to that specified in the letter – substitute the string after the domain name of the website right directory. In this case, you are guaranteed not to be redirected to a phishing page.
The most dangerous types of phishing are those associated with exposure to the user's computer spyware software. When you try to move to the page of online banking, the Trojan intercepts the request and redirects the user to a phishing page. Suspecting nothing, he enters credentials, which immediately fall into the hands of fraudsters. In this case, the Trojan is not necessary to intercept the data entered and somewhere to send them (which may prevent the firewall) – the user enters their own. After entering the data user is likely to spread to the real Bank website with a message about incorrect password. He enters the data again and log in to your account, not knowing that the username and password has been stolen.
Sometimes the user is confronted with the fact that in the browser again and again POPs up a message, requiring a website, and data entry. For example, can tell you about locking your computer in connection with spamming, for situation correction it is necessary to follow the link and enter some data. During the transition, you are almost guaranteed to fall to a phishing page, whether the copy of the page of the social network, mail service or other resource.
If you are faced with these Windows, first check computer utilities Kaspersky AVP Tool or Dr.Web CureIT. In this case, it is useful to have on a computer two OS – if one had problems, and you can't get online, you simply boot on the other, download the desired utility and check their computer. These tools do not conflict with other antivirus programs, so can be run on any computer.
Check in the browser settings, proxy server – maybe the Trojan changed them and you get to the specified field for the proxy address, where you can see the message with a phishing link. Analyze running processes in the system: if there is suspicious, find out what programs they belong to. This will help the program AnVir Task Manager.