Saturday, 10 January 2015

Santander Online e-Banking Notification! fake phishing

Santander Online e-Banking Notification! is a fake phishing email claiming to be from Santander...

Sample Message headers:
Subject: Santander Online e-Banking Notification!
To: Recipients
From: "Santander Online"

Sample Message body:
Dear Valued Customer,

We noticed irregular activity on your Santander Online Banking account.

For your protection, You are required to answer the verification questions correctly as the primary owner
before we can re-open your account for use.

We will review the activity on your account and remove any restrictions placed on your account.

Click to Continue to Online Verification now.


Online Service Team
Santander Bank Plc.
Apple Online Accounts Support

The above message body,  takes you to a fake phishing site:
The fake phishing site above looks like this and starts the process of asking for your details...

Interestingly the fake site still has the following warning message...
Important: NEW Important security message
Santander will never send you an email asking you to enter or verify your Online Banking or personal details. When you log into Online Banking always check you see your chosen image and phrase so you know you are logging into the genuine Santander Online Banking website. If you receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your Online Banking log on, card or personal details, please do not reply



1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Had one today. The e-mail address it came from (or appeared too) is

For fun....I filled in the form with a load of crap stuff. Humpty dumpty and any old numbers along with a few boxes telling them that the police will be with them shortly!
I used an anype website to enter the "fun" details. That way they can't access my IP Address. I hope that, very soon, they will be locked-up!