PhishingAlert: against In-Game Phishing. The General Directorate for the Regulation of Gambling (DGOJ) has created a service against identity theft called Phishing Alert. This service aims to fight against identity theft and fraud related to online gambling and entertainment games in Spain. This service is voluntary. The Phishing Alert service detects any activation attempt by a third party when the data matches. In this case, the General Directorate for the Regulation of Gambling would inform the affected user of these facts.
PhishingAlert: against In-Game PhishingThere are two valid ways to enroll in this new service provided by the DGOJ:
- Internet: any user can register through the electronic headquarters of the DGOJ, as long as they have an electronic certificate. Registration is immediate.
- In person: it is necessary to go to an authorized registry office (electronic records of the Public Administrations, post offices, diplomatic representations or consular offices of Spain abroad) and fill out a form. Registration takes an average of three days maximum to take effect.