Hoax mail tries to crack FNB passwords

Tuesday, 17 May 2005, 6:27 PM EST

Cyber criminals are reported to be attempting to steal the banking details of FNB online banking clients.

E-mails apparently circulated at random during the past two days called on FNB clients to confirm their online banking user names and passwords. A link on the mail took users to the privacy policy on the genuine FNB site, but a popup box into which users were to input their passwords was traced back to a site in Russia.

By Tracy Burrows at IT Web.

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