The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Attn: Web-mail User,
From:  "Help-desk Team" <>
Date:  Thu, 30 Jul 2009 08:20:07 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Attn: Web-mail User," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 30 Jul 2009 08:20:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Help-desk Team" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attn: Web-mail User,
This message is from our Help-desk Team to all web-mail account owners.
We noticed that web-mail account has been compromised by spammers. It
seems they have gained access to web mail accounts and have been using
it for illegal internet activities.
The center is currently performing maintenance and upgrading it's data
base. We intend upgrading our Email Security Server for better online
You are to send us your account information immediately to enable us
reset your account. A new password will be sent to you once this is
Send the information as follows
*Alternate email:(.........)
In order to ensure you do not experience service interruptions, please
reply this email immediately and provide the following information above
to prevent your account from being deactivated from our database.(Note
who refuse to do as we say may losthis or her account.)
Thank you for using our online services.
Help-desk Team