This email with the subject "Update Security Information!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:09:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was HSBC Bank PLC <Online-Alert@hsbc.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Valued Customer
You are receiving this message because during this routine check our security system discovered some irregularity in your account record. This might be due to different blacklisted I.Pâ€™s recorded in neither your checking record no various Security Data failures during logon's.
We required you to take time to Confirm your online Access Profile. Failure to Confirm Your Online Access profile could result in your Online Access being Temporarily Suspended. Temporarily Suspended Online Access would continue to receive payments,
But are Limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds. You are required to confirm your Online Access profile to prevent this. To initiate this process use the Logon below. Help us keep our bank Safe from Online Fraud.
HSBC Bank PLC.
Please do not reply to this
e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your HSBC Online Bank account and choose the "Help" link on any page.
HSBC Email ID # 1009