Subject: Masquerading Web site
Date: November 16, 2011
Masquerading Web site: HelpWithMyBank.com
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and Examining Personnel
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has been informed that the above-mentioned Web site, "HelpWithMyBank.com," is attempting to masquerade as the legitimate Web site, "HelpWithMyBank.gov," and contains potentially damaging malware. The illegitimate site redirects the user to the legitimate site "HelpWithMyBank.gov" in an attempt to convince users that they are connecting to a legitimate site. Attempts to connect to the fake Web site could expose the user to harmful malware.
Any information that you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Richard C. Stearns