Phishing attack against Volksbank-Raiffeisen and Sparkasse Banks

We alert our customers that in this moment there is a phishing outbreak targeted against the Volksbank-Raiffeisen and Sparkasse Banks. The email claims to inform the customers that they have to login on the Internet Banking website in order to fill a form.

Fig.1: Phishing mail

Fig.1: Phishing mail

There are at least 10 different target websites with the same graphical interface. This shows us that some kind of generator has been used to spread the code of the website.

Fig.2: Volksbank Phishing website

Fig.2: Volksbank Phishing website

Fig.3: Sparkasse Phishing site

Fig.3: Sparkasse Phishing website

Avira customers which use the Mailguard (with Antispam-Antiphishing) and Webguard modules are protected against this kind of websites. Mailguard will mark the email as “Phishing” and Webguard will block the link because it recognizes it as a phishing URL.

Sorin Mustaca
Manager International Software Development