The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Phishing, ID Theft o

Subject:  LOG ON TO INTERNET BANKING
From:  Hsbc Online Banking <help.desk@hsbc.co.uk>
Date:  Mon, 08 Feb 2010 04:08:10 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "LOG ON TO INTERNET BANKING" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Feb 2010 04:08:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was Hsbc Online Banking <help.desk@hsbc.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Dear HSBC Customer:

As a bank we are used to thinking about security. At HSBC, we use industry standard security technology and practices, focusing on three key areas ? privacy, technology and identification to safeguard your account from any unauthorised access.

Our Technical services Department are carrying out a planned software upgrade for the maximum convenience of the users of online-services of the HSBC Bank.Please click on LOG ONTO INTERNET BANKING below to restore your account access as soon as possible.

>LOG ON TO INTERNET BANKING


Thank You,
Customer Advisory
HSBC Bank Plc



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