A Scam Email with the Subject "Wachovia Connection banking reminder: New Certificates 2008" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 Mar 2008 10:33:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Wachovia Connection banking Consumer support" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Wachovia Connection Bank Customer:
Be Aware of Suspicious
Wachovia customer please be aware that there is an email based scam that may reference Wachovia Connection.
You may receive emails that attempt to collect your personal and confidential account information. These scams are often referred to as phishing.
A phishing email may fraudulently state that your account has been deactivated, or some other problem has arisen, and that you are required to update your account.
Wachovia does not send emails asking you to provide, update or verify your personal, account or other confidential information. Wachovia does not send emails with links directing customers to other sites.
For your security please create new 2048-bit certificate:
Security procedures at Wachovia recommend:
The use of new 2048-bit certificate.
The use of a token as a Secondary Authentication tool if users initiate wires, payments, perform system administration activities, or use more than one computer.
At Wachovia we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your banking information.