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Customer Notification: Details Confirmation
3rd February 2005

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Report Summary
Date Reported
3rd February 2005
Apparent Sender
Return Address
Regions and Union Planters < >
Customer Notification: Details Confirmation

Spoof email links to a spoof webpage where victim is prompted to enter their details believing the site is genuine. Details are then forwarded to a local script and captured.

Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content


1. Email claims to be from Regions asking you to confirm your account data by clicking on the link. You will be taken to a spoof login page where your details will be captured by the phishers.

2. Regions never send users emails requesting details in this way.

3. URL of spoof website disguised by an image in the body of the email - a technique used to get past spam filters .

4. Spoof website traced to Brazil.

5. Real URL obviously NOT Regions.

6. The spoof website contains a trojan VIRUS! Called Stealus A. See Sophos for more information:

7. Yet another variation of the Regions scam.


" Dear client of the Regions Bank, Technical services of the Regions Bank are carrying out a planned software upgrade."

If you have received this email, please remember that it is very common for these email scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly different content or the same but with the fake page(s) hosted by a different provider. Also, once you have received one of these hoaxes, it is also common place to receive at least another one and usually a day or two after the first, although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.


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