Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Important Notice: Upgrade Your Hsbc Account Information

From: "HSBC Security Departament" <>

This email with the subject "Important Notice: Upgrade Your Hsbc Account Information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Sep 2006 09:18:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "HSBC Security Departament" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Sir/Madam,

© HSBC Bank plc 2002 - 2006 always look forward for the high security of our clients. Some customers have been receiving an email claiming to be from HSBC advising them to follow a link to what appear to be a HSBC web site, where they are prompted to enter their personal Online Banking details. © HSBC Bank is in no way involved with this email and the web site does not belong to us.

© HSBC Bank plc is proud to announce about their new updated secure system. We updated our new SSL servers to give our customers a better, fast and secure online banking service.

Due to the recent update of the servers, you are requested to please update your account info at the following link.

Personal Internet Banking:

Business Internet Banking:

We have asked few additional information which is going to be the part of secure login process. These additional information will be asked during your future login security so, please provide all these info completely and correctly otherwise due to security reasons we may have to close your account temporarily.


Brian BlackWell, Manager of Security Departament

© HSBC Bank plc 2002 - 2006

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your © HSBC Bank plc 2002 - 2006 Online Bank account and choose the "Help" link on any page.

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