Saturday, June 04, 2005

Phishing scam Postbank: first real attempt in the Netherlands

Today, we register the first real phishing attempt in the Netherlands, targeted at Dutch Postank customers:

Dear Postbank Customer,

This email was sent by the Postbank server to verify your e-mail address. You must complete this process by
clicking on the link below and entering in the small window your Postbank online access details. This is done for
your protection - because some of our members no longer have access to their email addresses and we must verify it.
To verify your e-mail address, click on the link below:

Immediately, customers phoned Postbank and the the bank sent out a warning via all media. Undoubtedly to be continued...

UPDATE: Techies may want to read the technical analysis by Vincent 'rastakid' van Scherpenseel.