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Verified By Visa Activation

Date Reported: 22nd August 2006 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Apparent Sender:
 Visa Whats this?
Return Address:
 Verified By Visa < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: administrator/components/com_comprofiler/www. Whats this?
 France Whats this?
Detailed server information: detailed server information Whats this?
Our reference number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Visa by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • Visa never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • 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 spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual Visa URL.
"You will get the added confidence that your Visa card is safe when you shop at online stores."

Spoof website not online at time of report...