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Is this text message legit? Or a scam?

Posted by awynne awynne
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I received a message from commonwealth bank group asking for me to update my details online due to some changes in their system.

Here it is:

Important Commonwealth Bank MessageSmiley Very Happyear customer,
Due to recent upgrade on our servers,you're required to verify your account information to avoid restriction being placed on your account
Please follow the verification link to update your account details

https://www.athenssecurity.gr/wp-includes/js/commonwealth/www.commbank.com.au/accountConfirmation.ht...

Commonwealth Banking Group

 

Is this legit? Thanks for your help! 

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Re: Is this text message legit? Or a scam?

Posted by LyndsC LyndsC
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Hi Awynne, this isn't a message we would send, however it would be best to check with Commonwealth Bank as to whether they have issued it. Generally we would never ask you to click a link in a message or email, rather we would ask you to contact us or login via our public website. Thanks!

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