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If you’re going to phish, do it in English

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I just got this email from ibank.secure@abbey.co.uk:


This is to inform you that your Abbey National Bank Secure Messages
Center has
1 new alert.


To access your Abbey National personalized Secure Messages
Center, click on the image below:

http://lindatran.net/images/news484.php

Account Reference:
(0x3d.0x38.0x4e.0xcf)

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you
will not receive a response. For assistence, log in to your Abbey Online account
and click the Help link located in the top right corner of any Abbey Online
page. This email (including any attachments) is intended for the above-mentioned
person(s). If you are not the intended recipient of this email, please delete
this email immediately. It is private and confidential and may contain legally
privileged information.


It's the usual phishing email of course, but what really irritated me is that they asked me to access my personalized message centre. 

C'mon you eejits, if you're going to phish UK customers at least spell personalized with an 's' and not a 'z'.

Who's training these guys these days?

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