SouthTrust Bank Phishing
Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at SouthTrust Bank by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers. SouthTrust Bank never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.
The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as "https://www.southtrust.com".
The REAL URL of the spoof website is hidden by a hyperlinked image in the body of the email. This is a technique used to get past spam filters that can only read normal text. The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual SouthTrust Bank URL. Regarding your SouthTrust Online Banking account - SouthTrust Bank Phishing Scams - MillerSmiles.co.uk
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