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has anyone else got emails from Halifax with the title of "Your Halifax Online Bank Account Has Been De-activated (RE-ACTIVATE NOW)‏"
if so, it's a scam - delete ASAP
 

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cheers for the info. Ive been getting simliar ones about other banks but havent been fooled cos i dont bank with them but the halifax one would have got me
 

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I must get about 20 of these a week from Abbey, Egg, Halifax, HSBC and Lloyds.

The best one I saw (and I did happen to have an account for) was 'You have a secure email' with all the usual blurb about never giving your account details out as part of the message. The bank in question does have a secure email system so I clicked on the <normal looking link> within the email - however when I looked at the address bar at the 'bank site' I realised it was a phishing scam.

It's something I've always done but still count myself lucky considering the site copy login page was flawless - passed the email onto the bank and I did actually get a response from them (thanks etc) as it was the first instance they had saw of it too. Bloody lucky.
 

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i get about 5 a day too.
they have used every bank so far apart from my actual bank?!!! lol
also now when i click the links instead of going to a phoney bank site it goes to a porny site??
 

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yep ive had them from every bank apart from the 2 i use :mhihi:
last week i had 4 in a row all from different banks..
 

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Yep i also get these daily from various "banks" that i dont even bank with :lol:

Never click the links in them, as your real bank would never request this.

If in doubt, always close your browser, re-open a browser and log in directly to your banks site :):coolsm:
 

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:lol: i am suspect even when my bank calls me these days!

you never know who it is on the fone, could be anyone.

i always ask what its about or what dept and ring them back. At least you know who YOU are ringing......
 

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Never click the links in them, as your real bank would never request this.
i click the links then log into "my" account using some very choice words lol.
it only started with one email,they must think im game because now i get them daily:D
 

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i get about 5 a day too.
they have used every bank so far apart from my actual bank?!!! lol
also now when i click the links instead of going to a phoney bank site it goes to a porny site??
So wait, there's a bank that also does porn? Sign me up! :smthumbup
 
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