Phishing - What is and how to protect yourself from fraud

Dear Deriv Community Members,

The primary purpose of this article is to raise awareness about scams (phishing) that can affect your experience when trading with us. But first of all, what is “phishing”?

Phishing is a cybercrime in which one or more targeted individuals are contacted via email, phone, or text message by someone posing as a reputable institution to trick people into revealing sensitive data such as personal information, bank, or credit card details and passwords.

This information is then used to access important accounts, leading to identity theft and financial losses.

Below is an example of sites that mimic our access page:

Suspect for typos or any sort of changing from our official name, like:

https://binaryio.me/oauth/
Log in | Binary.com

Always be careful and check the URL address. Our official pages are:

Online trading platform for binary options on forex, stock indices, commodities and Synthetic indices | Binary.com or Log in | Binary.com

How to make your account safer?

Enable 2FA (2-factor authentication) in your account settings;

Reset your passwords occasionally

Never shares personal information with others;

Also:

Deriv or Binary.com will never contact you via social media, phone calls, or unofficial e-mails;

Deriv or Binary.com never promises profits or quick money-making. Please note that the security of your account is your responsibility.

For more information on our Terms and Conditions, please click here -.

Terms and conditions | Legal policies | Deriv Terms and Conditions | Binary.com

If you have any doubts, do not hesitate to contact us through our official channels: