This email with the subject "IMPORTANT - Halifax SSL Server Update." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 14 Aug 2007 08:12:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Halifax Bank Plc <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Halifax Customer,
Due to the fraudulent activities noticed on our online banking,
we have decided to make an Update page for your account (s)
for security reasons, and to prevent you and your account (s)
from fraudulent activities. This account update is compulsory
As part of our ongoing commitment to provide the "Best Possible"
service and protection to all our customers,
we are requiring each Customer to Update their account (s) using the new SSL servers.
Please Update your online banking account (s) by clicking on Sign In. And then do as required
(Failure to verify account details correctly may lead to account Lock Down)
Online Banking Security Team
© Halifax Online Customer Service: 2001 - 2007
(Do not reply to this email. Halifax retains the right to send you periodic updates on alerts and services).