NAB Bank Scam

 In Scams, Virus & Malware

So many scams, so little time.  Today there was a “Zero Day” release of this NAB scam.  Zero Day effectively means that no one has seen it before so none of the Spam filters recognise it to filter it out.  This makes it extra dangerous because if you click, it could go boom and there is nothing anyone can do.

That said, there are a number of key indicators that scream “SCAM”.

  1. The return address – no-reply@abbakademi.com – What actually is that.  These idiots didn’t even try to trick anyone here….
  2. Banks will never ask for verification via email.  It is too easy to be impersonated so it just wont happen.
  3. If you hover your mouse over the “Make It Now” button, it will tell you the address of where it is going to take you.

nab-link-scam

Make sure you don’t actually click on the link – it wont end well for you.  This process does show you that it is not going to nab.com.au – rather it is going to google.

 

 

The whole email looks like this:

nab-email-scam

This email should disappear in the days to come but there will always be ones just like it.

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