A Scam Email with the Subject
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:55:41 -0800 and has been classified as a
Phishing, ID Theft Scam.
The sender was
"Citibank Security" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
bankwinsafeaccountrecordstransactionserviceonlinebank online bankbank account your bank user will willnsecuritydear
NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:55:41 -0800
from cpe-75-85-149-236.hawaii.res.rr.com ([18.104.22.168] helo=netvip.com)by bartok.HUN1P0T with smtp (Exim 4.68)(envelope-from <email@example.com>)id 1J9p5D-0005GM-2O; Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:55:41 -0800
Wed, 02 Jan 2008 10:48:20 +1200
"Citibank Security" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en-US) AppleWebKit/85.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/85.5
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Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
Occasionally, incorrectly categorized emails get into the Scamdex Scam Email Database and need to be removed. If this
email has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or is, in your opinion, from a bona-fide entity, let us know.
Scamdex will, as soon as is practicable, take-down any emails that in our opinion should not
be in our database. Note that ALL emails in the Scamdex Scam Email Database were received as Unsolicited Commercial Email, aka UCE or
SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the online banking
community we have issued the following warning message.
It has come to our attention that your Citibank account information needs
to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account
and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take
5-10 minutes out of your online experience and enroll in the security
upgrade, you will not run into any future problems with the Citibank online
banking service. However, failure to meet our security requirements will
result in your account suspension.
Once you have enrolled in our security upgrade your pending Citibank
account transactions will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.