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Feegle
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:03 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Not sure whether to post this here or under "Misc scams". Got this gem today.

fromABSA Internet Banking <[email protected]>
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dateSat, Feb 27, 2010 at 9:29 AM
subjectABSA Alert : Re-Activate Your Account

hide details 9:29 AM (1 hour ago)


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We are glad to inform you that our banking is switching to new security upgrade, so your account has been temporarily suspended
The new update technology will ensure the security for your account through our bank
Click Below To Upgrade.

http://www.absa.co.za/customer/re-activation/ To access your ABSA Update Page.


Will try to find headers from gmail.

EDIT to add: Clicked on the "report phisihng email" option while looking for the headers, seems to have removed the email from my account. Do you need anything else?
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fashmo
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:11 am Reply with quoteBack to top

That bank is legit Probably lad piggybacking

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Artemis
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:28 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

It is a phishing attempt not a scam Smile

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Tsnerd
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:43 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Moved here - we don't mess with phish sites here.

You can always forward the email to the real site.

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