Here’s looking out for all of you out there. Those of you that are not too clued up technically and are bound to click before scrutinizing. I’m hoping David O’Sullivan picks this up and informs his listeners also of the dangers now facing South Africa’s internet banking, and other ICT industries as the world focuses on South Africa.
This is a scam and I think Standard bank should formally notify all it’s clients of this. If you get an email like this, delete it immediately.
I dug deeper into this and found that this is a site hosted on a Korean domain and has absolutely nothing to do with Standard bank.
First of all, the link points to a site called http://www.womancamp.co.kr. This redirects you to a similar looking internet banking site like Standard bank’s but the URL is actually http://jassipang.com. This is a hack site that would gather your information should you enter your details.
This tool was distributed by Standard bank to protect against phishing attacks.
Read up on it here http://www.mg.co.za/article/2010-05-18-standard-bank-clients-get-antiphishing-software or download it directly from the Standard bank site.