Subject: Critical Update Required For Your Internet Banking
From: Halifax Bank <Security@halifaxconnects.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 01:11:25 -0700
A Scam Email with the Subject
"Critical Update Required For Your Internet Banking"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Fri, 03 Aug 2007 01:11:25 -0700 and has been classified as a
The sender was
Halifax Bank <Security@halifaxconnects.co.uk>,
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
bankhalifaxloginverificationdrawaccountnotificationpaymentinternetprocessfundsecuremailbank usersecurity(always giving you extra) (c)dearhttps://signon.halifax.co...
NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Fri, 03 Aug 2007 01:12:24 -0700
Critical Update Required For Your Internet Banking
Halifax Bank <Security@halifaxconnects.co.uk>
Fri, 3 Aug 2007 10:12:53 +0200 (CEST)
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
Occasionally, incorrectly categorized emails get into the Scamdex Scam Email Database and need to be removed. If this
email has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or is, in your opinion, from a bona-fide entity, let us know.
Scamdex will, as soon as is practicable, take-down any emails that in our opinion should not
be in our database. Note that ALL emails in the Scamdex Scam Email Database were received as Unsolicited Commercial Email, aka UCE or
SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
Halifax is constantly
working to increase
security for all Internet Banking users. To ensure the integrity of our Internet
payment system, we periodically review accounts.
Your Internet account might be
placed on restricted status due to Fraudsters sending out high volumes of e-mails making
attempts into your Account
. Restricted Internet accounts continue to receive payments, but they are
limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds. To continue to the
verification process and ensure your Internet Banking account security.