Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Fw: Security Alert

From: "david vignali" <>

This email with the subject "Fw: Security Alert" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Mar 2009 18:24:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "david vignali" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

----- Original Message -----
From: Maybank
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 7:03 PM
Subject: Security Alert

We are hereby notifying you that we've recently suffered a DDos-Attack on one of our's Online Banking server. For security reasons you must complete the next steps to verify the integrity of your Maybank account. If you fail to complete the verification in the next 24 hours your account will be suspended.

Here's how to get started:
    1. Log in to Maybank online account (click here).    
    2. You must request for TAC via Maybank online banking - your TAC will be sent via SMS to the mobile phone number you registered.
( you can find the "Request a TAC" button in the Utilities menu of your account )
    3. Logout from your account and close the browser.  
    4. When you have received the TAC (Transaction Authorization Code) on your mobile phone, go to our secured verification server and submit the requested information (Username, password and TAC). (click here) to go on our secured server.  
    5. Please allow 48 hours for processing.  
    Please comply and thanks for understanding.  
  ***This is an automated message, please do not reply***