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HSBC. Not!

They’re getting more dangerous, these scams. This one got past my spam filter (though another identical one was rejected). The usual clues, bad grammar and odd addresses, both present and correct – look for the spelling error, and mouseover the link to reveal http.gaopay.scripts/xxxxxx – obviously NOT an HSBC address. Problem is, how many people know how to check, or even bother to be suspicious? Oh, and one other clue – I don’t even have an HSBC account!

Dear Customer
HSBC Bank is currently going through a detailed security upgrade.

  • Customers are advised to login to their account and update your Account Preferences.
  • Failure to do such will result to the deactivation of Account.
  • Be advised to enter all your account preference exactly the way you have it, so that we may update them properly.
Please (original Link disabled) to logon to your Account
If you need any further assistance, please contact your branch
Yours sincerely,
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