Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.
« »
»

Fake HSBC Bank Email with Virus - "Payment Advice – Advice Ref -[GB363536] / CHAPS Credits"

2015-04-23T10:33:48 -  +
Fake HSBC Bank Email with Virus - "Payment Advice – Advice Ref -[GB363536] / CHAPS Credits"

The email message below: "Payment Advice – Advice Ref:[GB363536] / CHAPS credits," has a link that downloads a malicious file disguised as a payment advice, that will infect the recipients' computers if they open it. The email was not sent by HSBC Bank, but by cyber-criminals, whose aim is to infect the recipients' computers with a Trojan horse, which will allow them to spy on and steal their victims' personal and financial information. Recipients of the email message are asked to delete it and do not follow the instructions in it.

Please continue reading below.

The Fake and Malicious HSBC Bank Email

Subject: Payment Advice – Advice Ref:[GB363536] / CHAPS credits

Please download document from server, payment advice is issued at the request of our customer. The advice is for your reference only.

Download link:

http://broadtech.co/HSBC.BANK_STORAGE_ DATA/secure-document.html

Yours faithfully,

Global Payments and Cash Management

HSBC

This is an auto-generated email, please DO NOT REPLY. Any replies to this email will be disregarded.

Security tips

1.install virus detection software and personal firewall on your computer. This software needs to be updated regularly to ensure you have the latest protection.

2.to prevent viruses or other unwanted problems, do not open attachments from unknown or non-trustworthy sources.

3. If you discover any unusual activity, please contact the remitter of this payment as soon as possible.

This e-mail is confidential. It may also be legally privileged. If you are not the addressee you may not copy, forward, disclose or use any part of it. If you have received this message in error, please delete it and all copies from your system and notify the sender immediately by return e-mail.

Internet communications cannot be guaranteed to be timely, secure, error or virus-free. The sender does not accept liability for any errors or omissions.

Now, recipients of the email message who have already clicked on the link, downloaded and opened the malicious file, are advised do a full scan of their computers with the antivirus software installed on them.

If you don’t have antivirus software installed on your computer, please click here for a list of free antivirus software.

For a list of other virus email messages, please click here.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

Remember to help us, help you, by donating. 🎁Click here to donate

Please continue reading below.

Comments, Questions and Reviews ✍
(Total: 0)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews.

Show More of the 0 Comments

Write Your Comment, Question or Review

Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.

Your comment, question or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Sign-in.