Monday, 26 January 2015

IMPORTANT - Halifax Online Service Message phishing


Alert Summary:
IMPORTANT - Halifax Online Service Message phishing email, asking you to login and update your online banking details.

Headers:
From: "Halifax Online Banking"{halifax@securesite.net}
Subject: IMPORTANT - Halifax Online Service Message
Message body:
Dear Customer,

Please note that starting from February 3rd, 2015 we will be introducing
new online banking authentication procedures in order to protect the private
information of all online banking users.

You are required to confirm your online banking details with us as you
will not be able to have access to your accounts until this has been done.

As you're already registered for online banking all you need to do is
to confirm your online banking details.

We have sent you an attachment which contains all the necessary steps in
order to restore your account access. Download and open it in your browser.

Once you've completed this you'll be able to manage your money whenever
you want, giving you more control of your finances.

Best wishes,

Security Team
Halifax Online Service
Attached to the email is a html file:
Halifax Online Verification System.html

The fake html phishing site looks like this...





Cheers,

Steve
Sanesecurity.com

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

yep just seen this hit our mailboxes today. Fortunately picked up before any damage done.