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Phishing email

Posted: October 10, 2010 in Internet
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No this is not a tutorial about to prevent Phishing scams /attacks.

This is a sample Phishing email that you may receive from miscreants.
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Dear HSBC Customer

During our regularly scheduled account maintenance and verification procedure we have detected a slight error in your billing information.

This might be due to the following reasons:

1. A recent change in your Personal Information (ie.change of Address, email address)
2. an inhability to accurately verify your selected option of payment due to an interal error within our systems.

Please verify your information. Tod do this have attached form to this email, Please download the form and follow the instruction on your sreen. NOTE: The form needs to be opened in a modern browser which has javascript enabled (ex: internet Explorer 7, Firefox 3, Safari 3, Opera 9)

We are requesting this information to verify and protect your identity. This is in order to prevent the illegal activity of your HSBC account.

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused

Sincerely,
HSBC Group Online Banking Service

Issued for UK use only | c HSBC Bank plc 2002 – 2010
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