Warnings Issued By Australian Government On Westpac Phishing Emails

05:19 03 January in Latest Threats

Stay Smart Online, the Australian Government’s web site dedicated to on-line safety, has issued an a warning to Westpac customers of a new phishing campaign that targets them.
The attacks begin with a smartly designed phishing email that informs recipients a couple of security update.

“Thank you for banking on-line at Westpac, your security is our primary concern. And so as to protect against the recent spate of fraud and theft involving on-line account holders, we’ve recently introduced further security measures and update our code to shield our on-line account holders,” the notifications added.

The links from these emails don’t point to the official Westpac portal, however to a malicious webpage that’s smartly started by cybercriminals to trick victims into delivering their details.

It’s worth knowing that similar emails are created to target the purchasers of other monetary establishments further, together with ones of Lloyds TSB.

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