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New Zealand's Westpac Bank Confronts Phishing E-mail Campaign - SPAMfighter News (press release)

New Zealand’s Westpac Bank Confronts Phishing E-mail Campaign

An 'account update' electronic mail supposedly from New Zealand's Westpac Bank tells recipient through the bank's Security Team that he would not any more get his banking profile because of alleged illegitimate login activity with his account, thus reported hoax-slayer.com in news on September 3, 2015.

Directing recipient of the fraudulent electronic mail for clicking a given web-link for logging in as well as regaining his account, the message carries the official symbol of Westpac as well as one web-link which pretends to take the user onto the Westpac site.

But, Westpac has not sent the e-mail message, which is characteristically one phishing electronic mail crafted for filching the potential victim's login credentials for his bank account.

Anyone following the web-link would be led onto one fake site fictitiously resembling the real Westpac login site. If the user logs into that fictitious site, he would get...(continued)

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