Received reports that unauthorized third parties are sending phishing emails purporting to be from Citibank. These emails contain links and a call to action. This is a scam. These emails are fraudulent.
Following the link will likely result in the download of malware (known as spyware, computer virus, etc.) to your PC.
Recently Reported sender of Phishing e-mail:
- alerts [at] citibank.com
- noreply [at] citibank.com
Previously Reported sender of Phishing e-mail:
- BERANDAHSX84 [at] UNCW.EDU
- customerservice [at] serviceemail9.citibank.com
- alerts [at] servicemail7.citibank.com
- citibankonline [at] servicemail1.citibank.com
- alerts-no-reply [at] servicemail5.citibank.com
- businessaccess [at] citibank.citigroup.com
- payroll [at] citibank.citigroup.com
Beware of suspicious e-mails with an attachment or those asking you to click on a link to an unknown website. Also, use a commercially available antivirus program that blocks computer virus and spyware, and keep it regularly updated.
How to stay alert
- Never open an e-mail from anyone you do not know.
- Avoid accessing suspicious websites.
- Do not log in to Citibank Online from public computers, such as those in internet cafes.
- Do not share your computer with the general public.
- Use a commercially available antivirus or firewall program that blocks computer virus and spyware, and keep it regularly updated.
- Carefully read messages when you download or install new software.
- Check for spelling errors within the email.