Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Important changes to your online account

From: Halifax Online <>

This email with the subject "Important changes to your online account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Jan 2009 10:54:01 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Halifax Online <>, although it may have been spoofed.

" >What's new?

  • Due to the current economic crisis and subsequent changes in interest rates, we are continually updating our systems and services for our online banking customers.
  • There will be a great new look to the service with a much simpler menu

Compulsory update

  • As part of our security measures, We believe that, in everything else, you deserve the best in banking too. Therefore protective measures are being applied to satisfy our striving customer needs. Our technical service department is currently upgrading our SSL servers to enhance adequate banking security,to give our customers a better, fast and secure online banking service. Please click on
  • Sign in to Secured Online Banking to continue to the verification process
  • (Failure to verify your account details for online service changes will lead to account disconnection)

    Thank you.
    Online Banking Security Team
    Halifax plc.
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