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Phishing campaign targets Lloyds TSB

A new phishing attack is currently targeting customers of Lloyds TSB with fake emails carrying malicious attachments. The email claims to come from the bank's security team with a subject of "You have an incoming payment." The body of the message however is lacking content and the spelling is poor. The message reads "This massage [sic.] was sent by LloydsTSB Security team Proceed Security Via Attachment."

By clicking on the attached document (Lloydstsb-onlinebanking.html) will display a page that shows the Lloyds TSB branding and contains a more detailed message with a login dialog. At this point the victim loses their username and password to the scam's creator.

Operations Director, Ian Chilvers said "If in doubt don't open a email or it's attachments unless you truly trust the sender of that email. Never click on links in a email, it's always better to manually type in the address of your bank that way you know you are going to the correct site".

Prolateral can help you

If you think you have been affected by this problem and need help then give us a call. Prolateral Consulting is an IT Security company specialising in the protection of your computer systems. Prolateral is solution partners with Symantec and eSet to help provide you the best of breed solution that is tailored to fit your business requirement.  Together with proFilter, Prolateral's first rate anti-spam and anti-phishing email filter (as known as spam email filtering) we have the complete solution.

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