April 11, 2015

Scammers target Halifax with phoney website launch

Scammers attempted to con Halifax customers out of their login details by claiming the bank’s website was due to be updated, according to the security vendor Malwarebytes.

Victims were allegedly sent an email asking them to confirm their account to avoid “loss of messages, files [and] contacts” and being locked out of the service, but the webpage linked to was actually a phishing page.

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