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Nationwide Phishing Mails in Circulation

13
Aug
2012

There’s some Emails floating around right now claiming to be from Nationwide. The first wants customers to “validate your internet banking profile”, with the aid of the following missive:

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The second tries a different approach, claiming that they have “identified an unusual conflict between the customer number and profile details associated with your account”.

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The emails lead to various URLs which appear to have been compromised (including a Belarus human rights website and what appears to be an Indonesian news portal) playing host to pages asking for security information. Of the two, the human rights site appears to have been fixed but the dubious pages are still live on the Indonesian portal at time of writing.

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Customers of Nationwide should treat any Emails asking to validate and / or confirm security information with the utmost suspicion and make a safety deposit in their spam folder.

Christopher Boyd

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