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Banks popular in Dodgy Web Domain Registrations

Anyone can register a phishing webdomain like citibank-creditcards.com and ICANN, the standards body for Internet domain names, won't probably complain.

F-Secure has revealed a surprising number of web domains that mimic common bank names and other finance-related websites like Citibank, HSBC, BankOfAmerica, Chase, Paypal and eBay.

Some of these are probably perfectly legitimate. Others probably are not...like citibank-account-updating.com, registered last Friday to Ms. Evelyn Musa in Arlington, VA (see screenshot)

Some examples of existing, active registrations, using Citibank as an example:

citibank-america.com citibank-credicard.com citibank-credit-card.com citibank-credit-cards.com citibank-account-updating.com citibank-creditcard.com citibank-loans.com citibank-login.com citibank-online-security.com citibank-secure.com citibank-site.com citibank-sucks.com citibank-update.com citibank-updateinfo.com citibank-updating.com citibankaccount.com citibankaccountonline.com citibankaccounts.com citibankaccountsonline.com citibankbank.com

Source: www.Type-Your-Credit-Card-Number-Here.com