Phishing Alert: State Department Federal Credit Union

Websense® Security Labs™ has received reports of a new phishing attack that targets customers of State Department Federal Credit Union. Users receive a spoofed email message, which claims their credit card has been enrolled in the Verified by Visa program. Users are given an opportunity to activate the program by creating a password. Upon clicking the URL link in the email message, users are directed to a fraudulent website and asked to enter their credit card number, expiration date, and PIN number.

This phishing site is hosted in the United States and was up and running at the time of this alert.
Websense® - Security Labs Alert: State Department Federal Credit Union

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 29th November 2005 2:11AM