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Old 11.02.2019, 16:17
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UBS account update - scam?

Anyone banking with UBS had this come in this morning? Just seems a bit suspicious to me.

"The UBS records is undergoing an update for year 2019, this is merely to update user's data to its latest form and increase security over network. You are requested to update your details by clicking below.

Any account with no response under 24 hours of this notice will be termed as inactive and will be terminated. Thank you.

E-mail: .schweizag1a@kreditkarte-bank.ubs.ch



Edit: Just checked the account (not clicking on the link btw) and no message there about any updating going on.
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

Scam
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Old 11.02.2019, 16:26
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

Report a suspicious email
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Old 11.02.2019, 16:32
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

"a bit suspicious"

Thanks for the laughter.

Ps, you can just view what url is behind the link without actually activating/clicking it.
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

Where does the link take you ?

Don't click / believe it.. Just out of interest, i like digging in these things
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Old 11.02.2019, 16:35
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

Reported it. Thanks for the link Stendec.
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Old 11.02.2019, 16:35
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

Waves just about every possible scam indicator. How can you even begin to think otherwise?

edit - read this page from UBS, tells you what to look for and will give you 4 or 5 reasons why this is certainly a scam
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Old 11.02.2019, 16:40
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

The e-mail address is wrong to start with, bin it, end of story.


You should always verify the email address as very first step.
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The e-mail address is wrong to start with, bin it, end of story.


You should always verify the email address as very first step.
Yeah, I did google it and it came up with nothing for the full e-mail address.
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Anyone banking with UBS had this come in this morning? Just seems a bit suspicious to me.
The "from" email address can be anything. It has no bearing to authenticity.

As a general rule. Never click on such a link. Go manually to the relevant website in your browser. If there is an issue it will show when you log in.

BTW: If you hover over the links you will see where they will take you
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Old 11.02.2019, 18:39
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Yeah, I did google it and it came up with nothing for the full e-mail address.

Just right click on email address and see what is says, one from ther UBS would be xxx@ubs.com and in any case NO back would give you only 24 hours to react to some stupid email !


Anythng official needing attention would either be sent snail mailk or via your mailbox at the online banking portal.


They may and even this is unlikely, send you a m ail asking you to check your online banking mail box but even this is very unlikely.
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The "from" email address can be anything. It has no bearing to authenticity.
It certainly can be spoofed, but often it isn’t. If it looks real, be cautious. If it looks funny, bin it.

In the subject message the address contains two commas between bank and UBS - bank,,UBS.com.
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Old 11.02.2019, 18:43
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Yeah, spidey spammer/scammer senses not getting into gear really. Not getting much practice atm.
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Old 11.02.2019, 18:48
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

Yup, scam.

Not that I give a flying f?uck being employed by them, but UBS would never ask for these details on-line, and the email address is a joke.
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Old 11.02.2019, 19:29
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Re: UBS account update - scam?

If you don't click on this link within 24hr your account will be terminated. Hilarious.
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Was the scam email sent the address you use for EF?
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If you mean same e-mail address, yes.
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