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"Tesco Account Resolution Required" Phishing Scam

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"Tesco Account Resolution Required" Phishing Scam

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The "Online Banking Tesco Alert" email message below is another attempt by cyber-criminals to trick Tesco Bank customers into sending them their account credentials, personal and banking information, by claiming that their accounts need to be updated. And, the recipients need to click on a link in the email message to protect their accounts and prevent cancellation of credit card services.

But, the email message was not sent by Tesco Bank and is a phishing scam. Clicking the link within the email message, will only take the recipients to a fake Tesco Bank website that will ask them for their account credentials, personal and banking information that the cyber-criminals behind the scam will use to gain access to their accounts, steal their money and use the accounts commit fraud.

The "Tesco Account Resolution Required" Phishing Scam

From: Tesco Bank <notification@noreply.com>

Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:24 AM

Subject: Tesco: Account Resolution Required

Dear TESCO Customer,

We recently changed the way you login into your Tesc0 online account.

To continue using our services and have your account protected, we need you to update some necessary account details with us.

Please, follow the link below to update your account. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of credit card services.

Click here to update

Thank you for choosing Tesco.

TESCO Personal Finance

TESCO Security Department Department

The fake Tesco Bank website that the link in the email message goes to, will ask the potential victims for their Tesco username and password, 6 digits security number, sort code, account number, first name, last name, mother's maiden name, house address, postcode, mobile phone number, date of birth and security question.

If the potential victims submit the information on the fake website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals who sent the email.

Remember, never to click on a link in an email message to sign into your account.to avoid getting scammed by phishing email messages, you can go directly to Tesco Bank's website at http://www.tescobank.com/ and sign into your account from there. If there is a problem with your account, you will be notified after signing or logging in.

If you were or think you were tricked into sending your personal and banking information by the fake Tesco Bank email message above, please contact Tesco Bank.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • June 26, 2019 at 8:32 AM by info

    "From: Tesco Online <auto-confirm@tescobank.com>

    Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:39 AM

    Subject: Online Banking terms and conditions update

    Online Banking terms and conditions update

    We recently changed the way you login into your Tesco online account.

    To continue using our services and have your account protected, we need you to update some necessary account details with us.

    Please, follow the link below to update your account. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of credit card services.

    Click here to update

    Thank you for choosing Tesco.

    TESCO Personal Finance"

    Here is another scam.

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  • June 23, 2019 at 5:24 AM by info

    "From: "Tesco Bank" <notify@donotreply.com>

    Date: 22 June 2019 at 18:52:07 BST

    Subject: Account Access Resolution Required

    Hello,

    We cannot process your last transaction due to mismatch in reviewing your account. We've temporarily put your account on hold. We need more information from you to restore your access. Once confirmed your account will been restored. Continue to Log on and verify this account.

    Tesco Bank

    © Tesco.com @2019 All Rights Reserved"

    Here is another scam.

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"Tesco Account Resolution Required" Phishing Scam