This email with the subject "Barclays - Important Update, read carefully!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 04:33:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Barclays Online Bank" <security-update@Barclays.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Customer, Protecting the privacy of your online banking access and personal information are our primary concern. During the last complains because of online fraud we were forced to upgrade our security measures. We believe that Invention of security measures is the best way to beat online fraud. Barclays Bank have employed some industrial leading models to start performing an extra security check with Your Online Banking Activities to ensure a safe and secure Online and Mobile Banking. For security reasons we attached the Update Form to this e-mail. You are requested to follow the provided steps and Update Your Online Banking details, for the safety of Your Accounts. - Please download and complete the form with the requested details. - Fill in all required fields with your accurately details (otherwise will lead to service suspension) Warning: If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to temporary hold on your funds. Thank you for your patience as we work together to protect your account. Please update your records on or before 48 hours, a failure to update your records will result in a temporary hold on your funds. Sincerely, Barclays Online Bank Customer Service We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. (c) Copyright 2015 Barclays Bank Plc. All rights reserved.