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Update & Verify Your Account Information Now!

Barclays Bank


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 13th May 2010 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 Update & Verify Your Account Information Now!
Apparent Sender:
 Barclays Bank  Whats this?
Return Address:
 PLCtndrftnpcb@aol.com Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://backup.autorec.ro/backup/www.barclays.ae/en
 try.html
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1)
HTTP://WWW.PERSONALBANKING.BARCLAYS.AE/RETAIL
/ENTRY/SCREENID Whats this?
Location:
 Location not available Whats this?
 
Scam number:
 10094-132918-371781
 
Comments:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Barclays Bank by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.


  • Barclays Bank 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!


  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.


     
Content
 
 
New Page 1

"Dear BarclaysBank Customer,

Update and verify your information by
clicking the
link below:


HTTP://WWW.PERSONALBANKING.BARCLAYS.AE/RETAIL
/ENTRY/SCREENID

*IMPORTANT*

NOTE: FAILURE CAN RESULT TO ACCOUNT
SUSPENSION.

Security Advisor
2007-2008 Barclays Bank PLC

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