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2014-12-15
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://wing-lungins.com
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance today (December 15) alerted the public to a fraudulent website with the website address "http://wing-lungins.com". The website purports to be the official website of Wing Lung Insurance Company Limited (Wing Lung), which is an authorised insurer of Hong Kong. Wing Lung has confirmed that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-12-15
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.wlpbhk.com/
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.wlpbhk.com/". The website purports to be the official website of Wing Lung Bank Limited (Wing Lung Bank). Wing Lung Bank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-11-28
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: bank.cncbnkintl.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "bank.cncbnkintl.com". The website purports to be the official website of China CITIC Bank International Limited (CNCBI). CNCBI has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-11-25
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: cccmkc.hk/templates/rhuk_milkyway/.index.htm
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "cccmkc.hk/templates/rhuk_milkyway/.index.htm" linking to "subzeroindonesia.com/includes/js/stocktenda/confirm/authetication.bin.htm". The website purports to be the official website of Scotiabank (Hong Kong) Limited (Scotiabank). Scotiabank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-11-21
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.standardcharteredv.com/hk
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.standardcharteredv.com/hk". The website purports to be the official website of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). SCBHK has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-11-4
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: www.maydanhgiay.org/ibank/schk/login/index.html
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "www.maydanhgiay.org/ibank/schk/login/index.html". The website purports to be the official website of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). SCBHK has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-10-31
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://ilovefunnyvideos.com/schk/schartered/login/index.html
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name " http://ilovefunnyvideos.com/schk/schartered/login/index.html". The website purports to be the official website of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). SCBHK has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-10-31
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited (CBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "http://www.copingpregnancy.com/hk/" linking to "http://www.alkalimaonline.com/ci-ti/auth/ssl/index2.php") and provide their account information such as the Internet banking logon user name and password. CBHK has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-10-21
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: i-show.hk/arise/wellsfargo/
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "i-show.hk/arise/wellsfargo/". The website purports to be the official website of Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (Wells Fargo). Wells Fargo has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-10-21
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: ibc.bcdirecthk.com/Obs_lgn_Secure.php
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "ibc.bcdirecthk.com/Obs_lgn_Secure.php". The website purports to be the official website of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK). BOCHK has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-10-9
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://23.94.244.182/-/ncbchina.cn/
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://23.94.244.182/-/ncbchina.cn/". The website purports to be the official website of Nanyang Commercial Bank, Limited (NCB). NCB has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-10-8
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.lamchuicpa.com.hk/uebimiau/tool/index.php
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.lamchuicpa.com.hk/uebimiau/tool/index.php" linking to "http://78.243.160.13/uebimiau/nab/index.htm?bidderblocklogin&hc=1&hm=uk%601d72f%2Bj2b2vi%3C265bidderblocklogin&hc=1&hm=uk%601d72f%2Bj2b2vi%3C265bidderblocklogin&hc=1&hm=uk%601d72f%2Bj2b2vi%3C265". The website purports to be the official website of National Australia Bank, Limited (NAB). NAB has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-9-19
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://starr-ins.com
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance today (September 19) alerted the public to a fraudulent website with the website address "http://starr-ins.com". The website purports to be the official website of two authorised insurers in Hong Kong, Starr International Insurance (Asia) Limited (Starr) and Tugu Insurance Company Limited (Tugu). Starr and Tugu have confirmed that they have no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-9-4
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "www.drivenfitness.ca/files/" linking to "www.vmartgallery.org/contacts/_notes/c030d288b86185a9d9db9378cb6a8040/") and provide their personal information such as the Hong Kong Identity Card number and credit card information. BEA has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-8-22
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a website (for example, "malaucene.fr/wp-includes/pomo/Servize-iTunes/app/registre/") and provide their personal information such as credit card information. BEA has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the website.
2014-8-12
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "http://golfswingtipspro.com/HK163/visa.asia.htm?DE/online/personale/7b8b137-8480-11d6-ac6e-009027fd3897&GUID=&SMAUTHREASON=0&METHOD=GET&SMAGENTNAME=-SM-YBZV3%2bJ1OhwOaFZrfwEkwjPQiDMm9hPDGC0bBz3UIns6wXpOiSuxqhPWqNebwkn0&TARGET=-SM-%2fBPOL%2fbancoposta%2f85fdbeb0cfe7258102feea65bc722b1085fdbeb0cfe7258102feea65bc722b10") and provide their personal information such as date of birth and credit card information. SCBHK has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-8-8
Phishing Attack - Company and website purporting to be associated with the HKMA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a company and its website with a domain name "www.hkzbatc.com". The company claims to be associated with the HKMA in the above website. The HKMA has no connection with the company and the website.
2014-7-30
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "www.driving-fear.com/a176/visa.htm?HK/online/personale/7b8b137-8480-11d6-ac6e-009027fd3897&GUID=&SMAUTHREASON=0&METHOD=GET&SMAGENTNAME=-SM-YBZV3%2bJ1OhwOaFZrfwEkwjPQiDMm9hPDGC0bBz3UIns6wXpOiSuxqhPWqNebwkn 0&TARGET=-SM-%2fBPOL%2fbancoposta%2f6a895a28bd6d86dce5274ddab3021 fab6a895a28bd6d86dce5274ddab3021fab") and provide their personal information such as date of birth and credit card information. SCBHK has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-7-29
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: www.fubonbank-hk.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "www.fubonbank-hk.com". The website purports to be the official website of Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (FBHK). FBHK has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-7-24
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: www.fransongoh.com/wp-includes/images/smilies/smilies/hg/
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "www.fransongoh.com/wp-includes/images/smilies/smilies/hg/". The website purports to be the official website of Hang Seng Bank Limited (HSB). HSB has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-7-18
Phishing Attack - Suspected fraudulent website: www.rolfmuller.net
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a suspected fraudulent website with the domain name "www.rolfmuller.net". The website is operated by an alleged "Rolf Muller", which claims that it has an "Offshore Banking Division" in Hong Kong. The public should be aware that the alleged "Rolf Muller" is not authorized under the Banking Ordinance to carry on banking business or the business of taking deposits in Hong Kong, nor does it have the approval to establish a local representative office.
2014-7-17
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent emails purporting to be issued by Hongkong Post
Hongkong Post today (July 17) drew the attention of members of the public to fraudulent emails purporting to be issued by Hongkong Post from the email account "packagetrack@app3.hongkongpost.com". These emails request the email recipients to make money transfers to a specified party. Hongkong Post clarifies that it has no connection with these fraudulent emails. Members of the public are reminded not to open any suspicious emails.
2014-7-8
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: www.qbe-hk.com
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance today (July 8) alerted the public to a fraudulent website with the website address "www.qbe-hk.com". The website looks similar to the official website of QBE Hongkong & Shanghai Insurance Limited (QBE HKSI). QBE HKSI has confirmed that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-7-7
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "fotostok.dev.echo-company.ru/assets/contributors/global.php" linking to "dinarmaskahwin.com/wp-includes/SimplePie/Cache/.Cache/SC/HomePage.html") and provide their personal information such as date of birth and credit card information. SCBHK has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-6-27
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: chinacitic.jimdo.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "chinacitic.jimdo.com". The website purports to be the official website of China CITIC Bank International Limited (CNCBI). CNCBI has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website. 
2014-6-23
Phishing Attack - Suspected fraudulent websites: p.uberthepyro.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a suspicious website with the domain name "p.uberthepyro.com". It appears to the HKMA that the website can be used as a proxy for connecting to the official websites of banks in Hong Kong. So far, Chong Hing Bank Limited, Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and Public Bank (Hong Kong) Limited have reported to the HKMA that their websites could be accessed through this suspicious website (i.e. http://www.chbank.com.p.uberthepyro.com/en/commercial/index.shtml, http://www.fubonbank.com.hk.p.uberthepyro.com/web/html/index_c.html and http://www.publicbank.com.hk.p.uberthepyro.com/en/home). As it is uncertain whether account information such as logon user name and password may be captured by this suspicious website, bank customers are reminded to always connect to a bank website by typing the authentic website address in the browser or by bookmarking the genuine website for subsequent access, rather than through this suspicious website. The HKMA has referred the case to the Hong Kong Police Force for further investigation.
2014-6-18
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK), Hang Seng Bank Limited (HSB), The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK)
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK), Hang Seng Bank Limited (HSB), The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "www.eurofoodstuff.com.hk/images/files/SC/HomePage.html", "www.eurofoodstuff.com.hk/images/files/Stand/HSBC1.htm" and "www.eurofoodstuff.com.hk/images/files/Stand/HSBC2.html") and provide their personal information such as the Hong Kong Identity Card number and credit card information. BOCHK, HSB, HSBC and SCBHK have clarified that they have not sent these e-mails to their customers and have no connection with the fraudulent websites.
2014-6-10
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "www.aviplatform.com/jwplayer/player.php" linking to "www.olansl.com/inc/.inc/HomePage.html" or "globalhorses.es/admin/includes/boxes/.box/SC/HomePage.html") and provide their personal information such as date of birth and credit card information. SCBHK has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent websites.
2014-6-4
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to an e-mail purporting to be sent from The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "www.elka.sklep.pl/tmp/" and "www.distribeauxarts.com/img/") and provide their personal information such as the Hong Kong Identity Card number, date of birth and credit card information. HSBC has clarified that it has not sent these e-mails to its customers and has no connection with the fraudulent websites.
2014-5-29
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.sdbfjt.com/search/www.whbhk.com/webpages/en-us/html/retail_banking/deposit/hkd_deposit_ac.html
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.sdbfjt.com/search/www.whbhk.com/webpages/en-us/html/retail_banking/deposit/hkd_deposit_ac.html". The website purports to be the official website of Wing Hang Bank, Limited (Wing Hang Bank). Wing Hang Bank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-4-30
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent emails purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department
The Inland Revenue Department today (April 30) alerted members of the public to fraudulent emails purportedly issued by the department from the email account "noreply@ird.gov.hk". The emails are attached with a document under the title "TaxReturnReport.zip", which may contain a computer virus. The department has no connection with the fraudulent emails and has reported the case to the Police for further investigation.
2014-4-30
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.focusgroup.hk/js/formulaire.html
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.focusgroup.hk/js/formulaire.html". The website purports to be the official website of BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-4-29
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK) and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK). The e-mail requests customers to use an embedded hyperlink to connect to a fraudulent website (for example, "serveur53.heberjahiz.com/~ahssanba/wp-admin/network/link.php" linking to "www.pathedu.co/fonts/of/9d01c885b7fc0ece2ef9a240ac7dfcf3/HSBC1.htm" and "www.pathedu.co/fonts/of/9d01c885b7fc0ece2ef9a240ac7dfcf3/HSBC2.html" and provide their personal information such as the Hong Kong Identity Card number and credit card information. BOCHK and SCBHK have clarified that they have not sent these e-mails to their customers and have no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-4-24
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent email purporting to be related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to an e-mail purporting to be related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and Hang Seng Bank Limited (Hang Seng Bank).
2014-4-24
Phishing Attack - Suspected fraudulent websites "www.ssgahk.com", "www.ssgahk.net", "mn.daofu5.com", "my.daofu5.com" and "www.daofu100.com"
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a number of suspected fraudulent websites with the domain names "www.ssgahk.com", "www.ssgahk.net", "mn.daofu5.com", "my.daofu5.com" and "www.daofu100.com".
2014-4-22
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: iwinghbhk.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "iwinghbhk.com". The website purports to be the official website of Wing Hang Bank, Limited (Wing Hang Bank). Wing Hang Bank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-4-17
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent emails purporting to be issued by the HKMA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to fraudulent emails purporting to be issued by the HKMA from email accounts hkma@gov.hk and refund@system.hk. The HKMA has no connection with the fraudulent emails.
2014-4-2
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent emails purporting to be issued by the HKMA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to fraudulent emails purporting to be issued by the HKMA from email accounts remit.xxxxxxx@hkma.gov.hk ("xxxxxxx" represents various different numbers). The HKMA has no connection with the fraudulent emails.
2014-3-31
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.fmetal.hk/Backup/
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.fmetal.hk/Backup/". Anyone who visited the website would be redirected to an official website related to BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-3-26
Phishing Attack - Suspected fraudulent websites: www.fleetnationalbk.com and www.fleethknational.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to suspected fraudulent websites with the domain names "www.fleetnationalbk.com" and "www.fleethknational.com". The websites are operated by an alleged "Fleet National Bank, Hong Kong", which claims that it offers various banking services to members of the public in Hong Kong.
2014-3-6
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://hangspb.com/bank.hangseng.com/1/2/personal/private-banking/private-banking.html
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://hangspb.com/bank.hangseng.com/1/2/personal/private-banking/private-banking.html". The website purports to be the official website of Hang Seng Bank Limited (Hang Seng Bank). Hang Seng Bank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-2-13
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites: http://www.cntv.cn.com/ and http://bdwm.info/
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to two fraudulent websites with the domain name "http://www.cntv.cn.com/" and "http://bdwm.info/". The HKMA has no connection with the fraudulent websites, which look similar to its official website.
2014-2-10
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: www.fubonbank.com
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "www.fubonbank.com". The domain name of the website is similar to that of the official website of Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. The bank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
2014-1-9
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website: http://www.hkys.hk/language/en-GB/westpac/index.htm
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://www.hkys.hk/language/en-GB/westpac/index.htm". The website purports to be the official website of Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac). Westpac has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.