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account termination is being processed

HSBC


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 31st January 2011 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 account termination is being processed
Apparent Sender:
 HSBC  Whats this?
Return Address:
 onlineservice@ebusiness-hsbc.co.uk Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://ltalks.com/tj2kji/?tps://cancel.business.hs
 bc.co.uk-1/2/termination
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1) here to cancel Whats this?
Location:
 Location not available Whats this?
 
Scam number:
 15398-219804-504444
 
Comments:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at HSBC by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.


  • HSBC never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.


  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.


     
Content
 
 

HSBC United Kingdom

INTERNET BANKING

We┬ regret having to terminate┬ the┬ account
with HSBC.

Please be advised of the following┬ change┬
to┬ the online account.

The┬ account would be effectively
terminated┬ due to the┬ recent┬ information
gathered from┬ the accounts┬ profile┬
does not┬ match┬ its security data.

This may be our increasing inflation
problem┬ which have forced┬ your account┬ to
close down several of its
operations.┬

Our ...



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