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Official letter for all Barclays iBank customers
3rd May 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
3rd May 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address
Barclays IBank service <>
Official letter for all Barclays IBank customers
disguised link leads to bogus web content - submitted form data is captured by a local script
Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content,,logon,00.php - resolves to Japanese web space

1. Note the URL fo the bogus content - nothing like a genuine barclays URL at all


Barclays account verification request email is a spoof and part of a phishing scam ...


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.


The Spoof Email ...

Dear Barclays IBank Customer!

For security purposes your account has been
randomly chosen for verification. To verify
your account information we are asking you to
provide us with all the data we are requesting.
Otherwise we will not be able to verify your identity
and access to your account will be denied. Please click
on the link below to get to the Barclays IBank secure
page and verify your account details. After verification
you will be redirected to the Barclays IBank home page.
Thank you.,,logon,00.html


The bogus web page ...

Official letter for all Barclays IBank customers


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