Barclays scripting SNAFU exploited by phishers

Tuesday, 15 August 2006, 4:45 PM EST

Online scammers are exploiting a redirection script on Barclays' site to make fraudulent emails look more convincing. An alert Reg reader noticed the trick in scam emails he received.

We have yet to hear back from the bank, despite notifying Barclays of a potential problem last Tuesday (8 August). Meanwhile, the exploit (details of which we are withholding) remains open to abuse.

At The Register.

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