"HSBC important - Reactivation Required" Phishing Scam

"HSBC important - Reactivation Required" Phishing Scam

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The email message below: "HSBC important - Reactivation Required," is a fake and phishing email message sent by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients into clicking on a phishing link within it. The link in the fake email message goes to a fake HSBC website created by cyber-criminals, to steal their potential victims' information, by tricking them into signing in with their user name and password, and submitting their personal and financial information. Once the cyber-criminals have received their victims' information, they will use the same information to hijack their accounts and steal their money.

Victims of the phishing scam are asked to contact HSBC Bank immediately.

The "HSBC important - Reactivation Required" Phishing Email

From: "HSBC Bank" <pocuxoqo@ hsbo.com>
Sent: 5 July 2016 12:27
Subject: HSBC important - Reactivation Required

HSBC Safeguard

Action Required

In a world that's more connected than ever, there's an even greater need for security. HSBC Safeguard is a series of initiatives that safeguard your hard-earned money and savings from financial crime and fraud.to do this we need to ensure the information we have about you is correct. We have temporarily disabled your online and physical services until you complete your HSBC Safeguard response.

Please click on "Respond now" button below to respond to your HSBC Safeguard action by validating your account details and get your account restored.

Respond now

Note: Any account left unverified for 48hours will be termed suspicious and can lead to permanent account suspension.

These products and services are offered only in jurisdictions where and when they may be lawfully offered by HSBC Bank International Limited and the material on these pages is not intended for use by persons located in or resident in jurisdictions which restrict the distribution of this material by us. Persons accessing these pages are required to inform themselves about and observe any relevant restrictions.

� 2016 HSBC Bank International Limited. All rights reserved

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"HSBC important - Reactivation Required" Phishing Scam