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Subject:  Security Alert: Compulsory Internet Banking Update
From:  Nationwide Internet Banking Update <>
Date:  Thu, 12 Jul 2007 06:22:36 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Security Alert: Compulsory Internet Banking Update" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 12 Jul 2007 06:22:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Nationwide Internet Banking Update <>, 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 recognized
and guarded against. At Nationwide, 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 unauthorized
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 e-mail has being sent to all Nationwide Bank customers, and it is compulsory to follow
as failure to comply will lead to account suspension.

Thank you.
Online Banking Security Team
Online Services Security Department
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