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Security Improvement

Barclays Bank PLC.


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 12th February 2013 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 Security Improvement
Apparent Sender:
 Barclays Bank PLC. Whats this?
Return Address:
 Not found Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://www.avg.com
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1) Copyright 1999-2013 Barclays Bank PLC.
All rights reserved. Please do not reply to
this e-mail as this is only a notification.
Mail sent to this address cannot be
answered. No virus found in this
message.Checked by AVG - www.avg.com Whats this?
Location:
 NUREMBERG, BAYERN, GERMANY Whats this?
 
Scam number:
 21385-383981-923677
 
Comments:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Barclays Bank PLC. by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.


  • Barclays Bank PLC. 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 Customer,

You received this email as a notice for the
database update for this month. This update
is designed by our IT engineers to provide
higher security to our customers
online accounts, prevent unauthorized account
access and other types of online fraud.

Please download the document attached to
this email and fill carefully.

Note: That is a one-time task that will take
only 3-5 minutes of your precious time.
However, failure in updating your profil...


 
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