An example of the Phishing e-mail is shown below:
----- Original Message -----
From: Allied Irish Bank Plc
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 11:41 AM
Subject: INTERNET BANK UPDATE
We are currently upgrading our online banking services and due to the process of this service, we sincerely call your attention to follow below link to reconfirm your online account details hence failure to confirm the online banking details may leads to temporarily suspended you from acessing your online account.
We use the latest security measures to ensure that your online banking experience is safe and secure. The administration asks you to accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused and expresses gratitude for cooperation.
More and more people are enjoying the convenience that Internet Banking brings. So don't get left behind - move over to the easy, quick and secure way to manage your money by logging in to Internet Banking at aibgb.co.uk today.
Internet Banking Manager
First Trust Bank NEVER asks customers to enter their Online Banking log-in details via an email.
What should you do if you receive a suspicious email or fraudulent screen on your computer?
1. Do not enter any details on the fraudulent screen. Do not select any links. Do not open any attachments. Delete the email.
2. Contact the First Trust Bank Online Banking team using our secure contact form or contact us by telephone at 028 9034 6034.
What should you do if you have entered your security details into the fraudulent screen?
1. Contact First Trust Bank by telephone at 028 9034 6034 immediately and we will re-issue a new Registration Number and a new Personal Access Code (PAC) allowing you to continue using our Online Banking service.
2. Do not use your existing Registration Number and PAC again.
3. Once you receive your new Registration Number and PAC it is secure to use your Online Banking service again.
For more information on Online Banking Security Click Here