"HSBC Safeguard - Important Notice" Phishing Scams
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Victims of the phishing scam are asked to contact HSBC Bank immediately. And, HSBC customers are advised not to click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go direct to HSBC's website and sign in from there. If there is something that they need to do with their accounts, they will be notified.
The Phishing HSBC Safeguard Bank Email Message
From: "HSBC Customer Team" email@example.com
Subject: HSBC Safeguard - Important Notice
Date: 8 February 2017 at 18:00:24 GMT
Please note that starting from February 15th, 2017 we will be introducing new online banking authentication procedures in order to safeguard the information of our customers.
As part of these new procedures we will be implementing our two step authentication feature this will prevent unauthorised access to your account. In order for us to launch these new features we require you to validate your account information by clicking the link below
Please note: Failure to comply with this request can lead to temporary suspension of access to our online banking service.
HSBC Customer Support Team
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