Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Colonial Bank Online server update.

From: "Colonial Bank Support Center" <>

This email with the subject "Colonial Bank Online server update." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:58:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Colonial Bank Support Center" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Colonial Bank Customers. Protect your passwords!

- Never write down your passwords.
- Never share passwords with anyone.
- Change your password every few months.
- Change your password if you think it has been compromised.

For a password to be strong and hard to break, it should be at least nine characters long, contain characters from each of the following three groups: letters (uppercase and lowercase), numerals, symbols (all characters not defined as letters or numerals), not contain your name or user name and not be a common word or name.
Be sure your computer is up-to-date with security patches, anti-virus, and anti-spyware protection.
Download our latest all-in-one Internet software from our Customer Service Department to make your online life completely secured.

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Sincerely, Russell Whitlock.
2003-2008 Colonial bank Support Team