Expert explains when users 5)log onto the fake Taobao website and input their password, a note pops up saying the system is under maintenance, please try again. During this time, the fake website has successfully stolen the account information.
How should we face these fake websites and protect ourselves from being cheated?
Tang Wei, an information security expert from Rising company says, first be cautious during the payment process and be sure to follow the normal guidelines. Also, pay attention to the name of the 6)domain. Most fishing websites confuse shoppers by using a similar domain name to the real shopping website.
Now some anti-virus software companies have started to work on software against these fishing websites, so that users can protect themselves from being cheated.