Phishing SamplesPHISHING EMAIL SAMPLES
(Please note: These are not valid email messages, but are instead examples of phishing email)
PHISHING SAMPLE 1:
Subject: Fwd: Re: Wire TransferDear Bank Account Operator
WIRE TRANSACTION: FWD-9518293422082688
CURRENT STATUS: PENDING
Please Review your transaction as soon as possible.
PHISHING SAMPLE 2:
Subject: Onlinebanking Alerts: Account Locked
Account Alert: Account Locked
Dear Valued Customer
We're writing to let you know that your xxxxxxxx account is temporarily locked.
You've reached the maximum number of attempts to answer your SiteKey challenge questions correctly. For your protection, we have locked your account.
We are sorry to inform you that your online account has been temporarily locked after too many unsuccessful login attempts was made. This is most likely an attempt to gain unauthorized access to your account and/or personal information.
To unlock your account, Please download the above attached form on this mail to restore your xxxxxxxx Access.
PHISHING SAMPLE 3:
Subject: EWay Order is now Pending Your Approval.
EWay Order #949218252 is now Pending Your Approval.
Originated for Account: #647028935
Originated by User: by you or any other person
Order Total: $2,599.98
Approval Reason: The order requires final approval
Click on the reference below to review the order.
PHISHING SAMPLE 4:
Subject: Thank You for your Verizon Wireless Payment
Thank you for your payment
Your bill payment has been applied to your Verizon Wireless account.
Here are the details of your payment confirmation.
Payment Amount: $1803.20
Payment Method: Master Card
Manage Your Account Online
View Terms & Conditions
Verizon Wireless | One Verizon Way | Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-1097
If you are not the intended recipient and feel you have received this email in error, or if you just would like to update your notification preferences, please click here
PHISHING SAMPLE 5:
Subject: Immediate Transfer accepted
We have successfully complete the following operation:
Item #: 71095990
Send on Date: 10/16/2012
Service: Same Day Wire
If there is any issues with processing your query we would notify you both by email and on the Manage tab
You can always check your transfer status right now
Federal Reserve Bank Notifications system
PHISHING SAMPLE 6:
Subject: NetTeller Watch Notice
The following ACH batch has been initiated:
Confirmation number: 0453658373
Category: MONTHLY PAYROLL
Effective Date: 10/16/12
Debits: $.00 Credits: $40,442.33
Class Code: PPD
Offset Account: CHECKING
For details, please log in to your NetTeller account. Click here to access NetTeller account
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This was the link the email was referencing to:
http: // badlinkhere
SMISHING TEXT SAMPLES (SMS Phishing)
(Please note: These are not valid text messages, but are instead examples of smishing texts)
SMISHING SAMPLE 1:
Text Message from 1919607xxxx
MASTERCARD ALERT: Your CARD starting with 5110 has been DEACTIVATED. Please contact us at 361-400-xxxx.
SMISHING SAMPLE 2:
Text Message from 1714498xxxx
Congratulations you have just won a $1000 Walmart Gift Card. Click here to claim your gift. www. MYWmartdealxxxxx .com Cancel: reply STOP
SMISHING SAMPLE 3:
Text message from 1361537xxxx
Credit Union Fraud Alert. Your Card was deactivated. Please call 361-400-xxxx
SMISHING SAMPLE 4:
Text message from 1210xxxxxx
Your entry last month has Won!! Goto www. bestbuydrawxxxxx .com and enter your winning code: 5555 to claim your Free $1000 BestBuy Gift card.