Alert 2011-10| November 16, 2011

Masquerading Website: 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 website, "HelpWithMyBank.com," is attempting to masquerade as the legitimate website, "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 website could expose the user to harmful malware.

Any information that you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Special Supervision Division
400 7th St. SW, Suite 3E-218; MS 8E-12
Washington, DC 20219
Phone: (202) 649-6450
Fax: (571) 293-4925
www.occ.gov
occalertresponses@occ.treas.gov

Richard C. Stearns
Director of Enforcement & Compliance