Supermarket warns customers of phishing attempts using brand name, logo
A local supermarket has warned customers of malicious links using its brand and promotions for “phishing attempts.”
Robinson supermarket posted this notice on Thursday, July 8. He also attached screenshots of those links to the post.
“We care about your safety! Beware of phishing attempts! It has been brought to our attention that there are malicious links masquerading as our brand with the promise of awarding gift certificates, ”he said.
Phishing is defined as “A scam whereby a user is tricked (such as by a deceptive email message) into revealing personal or confidential information that the scammer can use illegally.”
Meanwhile, the supermarket also said it is not currently celebrating its 40th anniversary or any kind of promotion.
“Please do not click or share these links. Robinsons Supermarket is not celebrating its 40th anniversary and does not endorse any surveys outside of our official site: https://www.robinsonssupermarket.com.ph/, “It said.
The screenshots showed a sketchy website that used the Robinsons Supermarket logo and name. The questionable page leads users to a fraudulent reward or gift voucher.
Management has advised clients to only follow their official social media accounts and other pages through this connect.
In the comments and shares section of the post, some social media users reported receiving the suspicious links from their friends or sharing the posts themselves.
“Sorry sa na-sendan”, a user mentionned.
“False news! Tigilan niyo na mag send sa akin nito ”, another user wrote.
“Ang dami nagsend nito sakin kahapon, another user wrote.
At the time of writing, the review had been reshared 2,000 times on Facebook.