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Update and Verify Your Account Information

Halifax


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 24th May 2010 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 Update and Verify Your Account Information
Apparent Sender:
 Halifax Whats this?
Return Address:
 Onlinehelpdesk@halifax.co.uk Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://www.proud2bewaus.nl/downloads/halifaxonline
 /_mem_bin/formslogin.asp.html
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1)
http://www.halifax.co.uk/home/home.asp?refere
rident/upgrade Whats this?
Location:
 Location not available Whats this?
 
Scam number:
 10319-136104-376545
 
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?REFERE
RIDENT/UPGRADE
*IMPORTANT*

NOTE: FAILURE CAN RESULT TO ACCOUNT
SUSPENSION.

A. R. ASTBURY
Security Advisor
Halifax Bank 2010.

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sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your Halifax bank
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