Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 09:57:13PM +0100, Declan Kelly wrote:
>> I got a phishing email earlier, allegedly from Bank Of Ireland
> [... BoI ] suggests to report it "immediately" to 1890 365 200
> [ ... ] whose opening hours are ... *sigh* ... 9am to 7pm,
> Monday to Friday (excluding Bank/Public Hulidays).
>> It's not hard to work out why they're being targetted on the
> Friday of a Bank Holiday weekend.
A bank I use — which is not Irish and which, for
the moment, I won't name — very clearly asks on
its WWW site to send to a particular e-mail *all*
phishing attacks claiming to come from that bank.
I've tried to do this twice. Both times my report
was bounced bank for the reason “this looks like
spam” .... *sigh* well, YES, it is spam! Then,
when I e-mailed them pointing out the problem, I
got, in reply .... nothing. nil. ziltch. I've
not tried another report since then so I dunno if
they fixed the problem or not, but somehow, I am
uninclined to bother going to the trouble again.
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