If you receive an email claiming to be from ABSA regarding a payment from SARS or eBucks (see examples below), do not open it or click on any of the links. These are phishing emails attempting to acquire your passwords and other information. Immediately delete these emails and do not reply to them.
From: Absa Bank [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 18 September 2012 08:29 AM
Subject: SARS E-filing Payment Received
A payment has been made into your account from SARS e-filing
In other to process and confirm this payment please do click here to login.
During this process, your RVN will be checked and verified.
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Absa cannot assume that the integrity of this communication has been maintained nor that it is free of errors, virus, interception or interference.
Absa email disclaimer and confidentiality note
Please go to http://www.absabank.co.za/ site/homepage/emaildisclaimer. html to read our email disclaimer and confidentiality note. Kindly email email@example.com (no content or subject line necessary) if you cannot view that page and we will email our email disclaimer and confidentiality note to you.
From: eBucks Credit [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 25 September 2012 11:56 AM
Subject: eBucks Reward: You have earned a eBucks points !!!
We have detected unusual activity on this account and for your security are temporarily blocking access. To regain access to this account, please click here.
If you are unable to login, contact Member Services at 1-877-786-0722 for further assistance.