A Scam Email with the Subject "IMPORTANT : Compulsory Online Security Update Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 18 May 2007 12:12:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Wells Fargo Online <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Valued Customer,
As a bank we are used to thinking about security. The internet brings new risks that must also be recognised
and guarded against. At WellsFargo, we use industry standard security technology and practices, focusing on three
key areas – privacy, technology and identification so we can safeguard your accounts from any unauthorised
access. However, you too should play your part in protecting these accounts.
As a part of our ongoing commitment to provide the "Best Possible" service and Protection to all our Members this
year, we are now requiring each member to validate their accounts using our new secure and safe SSL servers. To
validate your online banking account click on Log In To Online Banking .
This Email has being sent to all WellsFargo Bank customers, and it is compulsory to follow
as failure to verify account details will lead to account suspension.
Online Banking Security Team
Online Services Security Department
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