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ReguIar Citibank verification. [Thu, 08 Jul 2004 08:05:38 -0700]
10th July 2004

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Date Reported
10th July 2004
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Citi < >

ReguIar Citibank verification. [Thu, 08 Jul 2004 08:05:38 -0700]
HTML disguised link loads fake Citibank page requesting account details for 'verification'. Real Citi page is loaded in the background to make the spoof seem appear authentic.
Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content

Traced to a server in Riverside, USA


1. Popup is loaded in front of actual Citi website to make it look more convincing.

2. Subject line is longwinded and badly spelt.

3. Popup window (see below) requests confirmation of details which are then captured and forwarded by a local script.


" Dear client of the Citi, As the technical service of the Citibank have been currently updating the software..."

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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