The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Account Security Alerts.
From:  Commonwealth Bank of Australia <>
Date:  Thu, 26 Oct 2006 09:27:06 -0500

A Scam Email with the Subject "Account Security Alerts." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Oct 2006 09:27:06 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Commonwealth Bank of Australia <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Valued Customer,

Commonwealth Bank Groups is currently working to increase security for all Online Banking users.
To ensure the integrity of our online payment system, we periodically review your accounts.
Your account might be restricted due to numerous login attempts
into your online account.

Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but they are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds.
To lift up this restriction, you need to confirm your online banking details..
In order to confirm your account stability.
Click on the following link to confirm your online banking details.

You are required to provide all necessary information completely and correctly otherwise, due to security reasons, we may have to close your account temporarily.

Yours sincerely,
Commonwealth Bank of Australia