The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject:  HSBC Internet Banking Security Upgrade Notification.
From:  HSBC Bank Plc <onlineservice@hsbc.co.uk>
Date:  Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:16:55 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "HSBC Internet Banking Security Upgrade Notification." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:16:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was HSBC Bank Plc <onlineservice@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 SIGN ON TO INTERNET BANKING below to restore your account access as soon as possible.

>SIGN ON TO INTERNET BANKING


Thank You,
Customer Advisory
HSBC Bank Plc



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