A Scam Email with the Subject "UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT SECURITY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Dec 2006 16:45:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was HSBC ONLINE BANKING <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued HSBC member:
Identity protection matters. And HSBC works day and night to help keep your identity safe. That is why it has come to our attention that your HSBC account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into any future problems with the online service.Once you have updated your account records, your HSBC session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To login to your HSBC account and update your records click on the following link:
Thank You for using HSBC!
The HSBC Team
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