Beware of this typical phishing scam mail.

The mail attached below is the exact one received, including the links to the phishing site. As you can see, it is not the actual address of Abbey. The scammer is using a Korean domain name in the link “Please Click Here”


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online.security@abbeynational.com <online.security@abbeynational.com> Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 8:20 AM

Online Service

Dear Valued Customer,

At Abbey Online Banking, security is of utmost importance. So that you can bank in confidence, we employ the latest technology to keep your personal details safe. So rest assured that as long as you follow the precautions, you’ll never have to pay for any banking activity that you haven’t authorised. We undergo periodic reviews of our security policies and procedures to ensure that Abbey systems are secure and protected.

Abbey Account secure ,Our online banking security team has observed multiple logons on your online Banking Account. To ensure your protection, we’ve now blocked access to your accounts. You now need to re-enter your valid security. You won’t be able to gain access to your accounts until you’ve done this Please Click Here to re-enter your account access.

Online Customer Service

Abbey National plc. Registered Office: Abbey National House, 2 Triton Square, Regent’s Place, London, NW1 3AN, United Kingdom. Registered Number 2294747. Registered in England. www.abbey.com Telephone 0870 607 6000. Calls may be recorded or monitored. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. FSA registration number 106054. Abbey and the flame logo are registered trademark