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Regions Online Banking Notification (Brazil)

Report# A63

Reported on: Thursday, 24 January, 2008  22:23
Updated On: Sunday, 29 December, 2013  17:10
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Date Reported 25th January 2005
Apparent Sender Regions Bank

Return Address security@regions.com < security@regions.com >

Subject Regions Online Banking Notification
Format HTML
Method 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? Yes
URL of web content http://200.149.17.20/.regions/


RISK LEVEL MEDIUM
WARNINGS 1. Email claims to be from Regions 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. Regions never send users emails requesting details in this way.

3. URL disguised as https://secure.regionsnet.com/EBanking/logon/user - Looks secure (https) but it isn't!

4. Real URL obviously not Regions.

4. Website traced to Brazil.





" We recently reviewed your account, and suspect that your Regions Bank account may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party . "

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.