Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: ABSA Internet Banking Security Update

From: ABSA <>

This email with the subject "ABSA Internet Banking Security Update" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 Feb 2008 21:05:09 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was ABSA <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Banking Alert Notification

Absa has warned its customers for more than 18 months about the danger of responding to Phishing emails where customers submit their personal or banking details and this is used by fraudsters to defraud customers. Communication includes daily updates on of the latest scams, sms messages, general website communiqués, newsletters and also press releases.

Sequel to the new security measure, our records indicate that your account was Flagged and has upshot an internal error on our processor. For security reasons, you must update your account to restore full access to your Online Banking.

Click Here  ">to complete your account update.


Security Advisory Department
Beware of e-mails that ask you for your Passwords, PINS and Personal Information