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Phishing Emails Targeting Patrons of Butterfield Bank - SPAMfighter News (press release)

Phishing Emails Targeting Patrons of Butterfield Bank reported on 7th April, 2015 stating that a new "phishing" electronic mail directed at customers of Butterfield Group, a bank with headquarters in Hamilton, Bermuda, has been spotted in an attempt to infringe their user details.

The fake email begins with the heading "Important notification" and tells the customer that the Bank regrets to inform him that the bank for security reasons has blocked or locked his account. The reason cited is standard security renewal. The recipient is told to immediately reply so as to restore complete functionality of his account by updating his profile with the bank.

Consequently, a link has to be clicked by the customers embedded within the email.

The email ends with the motto of Butterfield Bank: "Inspired. Motivated. Involved". published a report on 7th April, 2015 quoting a Spokesman of Butterfield Group as saying "Unfortunately, fake emails claiming to...(continued)

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