A Scam Email with the Subject "HSBC Account Security Measures!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 30 Jun 2006 18:33:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was HSBC Security Department <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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HSBC Online Internet Banking always look forward for the high security of our clients. Some customers have been receiving an email claiming to be from HSBC Bank 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 Internet Banking is in no way involved with this email and the web site does not belong to us.
HSBC is proud to announce about our 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.
Please provide all these info completely and correctly otherwise due to security reasons we may have to close your account temporarily.
J. F. Steve
Online Security Manager
HSBC Bank plc.
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