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Thursday, April 28, 2011

One Time Password (OTP) Registration PNB Fake Email


Yesterday Only we got a email which looks like a Punjab National Bank (PNB) email asking for One Time Password Registration but it was send to my email ID which i don't use for Internet Banking so i got suspicious about it as no bank send emails to there customer email id about the password and also it was send to wrong email ID. The mail which was send to us is attached below. Subscribe to Syconet World by Email.

The mail which we receive looks like original as it was send from PNB India [alerts@netpnb.co.in]. Please don't respond to those emails.

Dear Customer

Starting from May 1, 2011 all Internet Based transactions made via Online Web Interface will require an additional One Time Password (OTP).

This requirement has been made mandatory by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Introduction of OTP is intended to reduce the possibility of fraudulent transactions and would safeguard you, the customer.

Kindly submit the form attached to this email in order to enroll your Online Bank Account in the new online protection System.

If you are using Internet Explorer please allow ActiveX for scripts to perform all data transfers securely.

Some E-mail Account users like gmail and sify might view a warning signal at the header of this message. Kindly note that this is normal.

PNB-IBS team

Beware of Phishing

After seeing above email i contacted to Net banking Customer care of PNB to confirm about the mail and to tell them that there are PNB mail Phishing is going on. And they assured me that PNB never contact via email and gave a email id to forward the phishing mail. Now we are waiting for the mail from PNB and as we get we will let you know.



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