Tesco Bank customers are advised to be on the lookout for suspicious emails entitled “Important information regarding your Tesco Bank Online Banking!” The notifications contain links that point users to fake Tesco Bank websites designed to steal customer details.
Here’s what the emails look like:
Important information regarding your Online Banking!
An attempt to access Online Banking was denied on:
FRIDAY, 04 OCTOBER 2012 AT 4:03:45 EDT
Access was denied for one of two reasons:
* Incorrect attempts to access and Login failures.
* Signing on from a different location or device different from your location and your IP address.
If you remember trying to access Online Banking on the above date and time, please select "THAT WAS ME." If you don’t remember trying to access Online Banking on the above date and time, please select "THAT WAS NOT ME."
We urge internauts to be cautious when clicking on links that come in shady-looking notifications. If they don’t lead to the organization’s legitimate site, they’re most likely part of a scam.