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CHECK AND UPDATE YOUR ONLINE BANKING

Halifax


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 4th August 2011 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 CHECK AND UPDATE YOUR ONLINE BANKING
Apparent Sender:
 Halifax Whats this?
Return Address:
 helpdesk@halifax.co.uk Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://http//adroitps.com/templates/images/hunn/on
 line/pple/_mem_/formslogin.asp
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1)
http://www.halifax.co.uk/home/home.asp?refere
rident/upgrade Whats this?
Location:
 WOONSOCKET, RI, UNITED STATES Whats this?
 
Scam number:
 17936-275247-612867
 
Comments:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Halifax by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.


  • Halifax never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.


  • The anchor text appears as a legitimate URL, but don't be fooled - clicking on it will take you to a phishing site!


     
Content
 
 

Dear Halifax Bank Customer,

Update and verify your information by
clicking the link below:
HTTP://WWW.HALIFAX.CO.UK/HOME/HOME.ASP?REFER
ERIDENT/UPGRADE
*IMPORTANT*

NOTE: FAILURE CAN RESULT TO ACCOUNT
SUSPENSION.

A. R. ASTBURY
Security Advisor
Halifax Bank 2011.

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Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail
sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your Halifax bank
and choose the "Help" lin...



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