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Lloyds TSB Bank plc: Please update your account
22nd November 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
22nd November 2004
Apparent Sender
Lloyds TSB
Return Address
Lloyds TSB Bank <>
Lloyds TSB Bank plc: Please update your account

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 Lloyds TSB 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. Lloyds TSB never send users emails requesting details in this way.

3. URL traced to a server in Tai'an, China.

4. URL disguised as:

5. URL looks secure (https) but is not - any information you enter will be sent unencrypted across the web, as well as straight into the hands of the phishers.

6. A script on the spoof webpage opens the page as a popup in front of the REAL Lloys TSB website to make it seem more authentic.


" Dear Valued Customer, - Our new security system will help you to avoid frequently fraud transactions and to keep your investments in safety."

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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