Beware of Standard Bank Emails with a Malicious Attached Form or HTML Web Page
February 16, 2017
Standard Bank customers, be aware of phishing email messages like the one below that are being sent by cybercriminals to potential victims, with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting personal and financial information. Standard Bank will never send their customers an email message with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting personal, financial or account information. Therefore, Standard Bank customers are asked to delete email messages with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting the same information.
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Also, they should not follow the instructions in the phishing email messages, and if they are in doubt or uncertain about an email message that they have received, they should contact Standard Bank Customer Support for help verifying the email message authenticity.
A Sample of the Malicious "Standard Bank" Email
Subject: Your 2017 Excel Report Wednesday 2017
Attachment: Your 2017 Excel Report Wednesday 2017.30195DEFANGED-htm
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PAYMENT RECEIPT AND STATEMENT
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