Subject: Security Alert - Update Your Halifax Account Information
From: "Halifax Security" <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 12:55:01 -0700
A Scam Email with the Subject
"Security Alert - Update Your Halifax Account Information"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Sun, 13 Apr 2008 12:55:01 -0700 and has been classified as a
The sender was
"Halifax Security" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
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NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Sun, 13 Apr 2008 12:55:01 -0700
"Halifax Security" <email@example.com>
Security Alert - Update Your Halifax Account Information
Sun, 13 Apr 2008 21:55:03 +0200
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
Occasionally, incorrectly categorized emails get into the Scamdex Scam Email Database and need to be removed. If this
email has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or is, in your opinion, from a bona-fide entity, let us know.
Scamdex will, as soon as is practicable, take-down any emails that in our opinion should not
be in our database. Note that ALL emails in the Scamdex Scam Email Database were received as Unsolicited Commercial Email, aka UCE or
SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
We are unable to activate your account because we have just upgraded our online security parameters to make your Bank account and informations more secured from online frauds,so we request that you reconfirm your online Banking details with the one we have on file before you will be able to send and receive money online.
Your account may be place on restricted status. Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but they are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds. To lift this restriction, you need to login into your account (with your username and your password), then you have to complete our verification
process. You must reconfirm your credit card details and your billing information as well. All restricted accounts have their billing information unconfirmed, meaning that you may no longer send money from your account until you have reconfirm your billing information on file.
Because your reply will not be transmitted via secure e-mail, the e-mail address that generated this alert will not accept replies. If you would like to contact HALIFAX with questions or comments, please sign in to Online Banking and visit the customer service section.