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Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

this is as sick as they comeĀ http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2010/09/24/girl-killed-dad-posted-wall-spin-facebook-scam/

this is a very crude phishing trip but appears with boring regularity: its poor English and the fact that I don’t have an account with HSBC is a bit of a give away…

Dear Customer,
Thank you for banking online with us. We need your help resolving an issue with your account. To give us time to work together on this, we’ve temporarily limited what you can and can’t do with your account until the issue is resolved. 

We understand it may be frustrating not to have full access to your account. We want to work with you to get your account back to normal as quickly as possible.

What’s the problem?
We need you to confirm your identity, sequel to case ID Number: 001-138-771

How you can help?
It’s usually pretty easy to take care of things like this. Most of the time, we just need to verify information about your account or latest transactions.

To help us with this, log in and confirm your identity.

Important Notice: You are strictly advised to confirm your identity to avoid service denial,failure to do so will result in immediate account suspension for security reasons.


Yours Sincerely,
HSBC Online Helpdesk.
Online Banking Security Team.

In which I post examples of malware out in the wild at the moment, looks quite convincing doesn’t it? Have a look atĀ http://www.2-viruses.com/antivirus-2010-malware-starts-sending-misleading-mails-about-its-newest-version if you don’t believe me

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