Scam - 'Important Alert - Bank Of America Alert Online Access Suspension Message'
August 15, 2014
The email message below: "Important Alert : Bank Of America Alert is Online Access Suspension Message," is a Bank of American phishing scam. This message was not sent by the Bank of America. The email message contains a link that will take you to fake Bank of America website, designed to steal your Bank of America username, password and security questions.
Please continue reading below.
The Bank of America Alert Phishing Scam
Subject: Important Alert : Bank Of America Alert is Online Access Suspension Message
Online Banking Alert
Dear valued customer :
During our usual security enhancement protocol, we observed multiple login attempt error while login in to your online banking account. We have believed that someone other than you is trying to access your account for security reasons, we have temporarily suspend your account and your access to online banking and will be restricted if you fail to update.
To get start
Log on to https://www.bankofamerica.com/privacy/update.jsp
Always look for your SiteKey® before entering your Passcode.
Remember, Bank of America is committed to your security and protection.to find out more, take a look at our Information Security section
under Privacy and Security on the Web site.
Bank of America, Member FDIC.
© 2014 Bank of America Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
The link in the email message will take you to the fake Bank of America website below:
If you enter your banking credentials on this bogus website, it will be sent to the scammers behind this website. With your banking credentials, these cybercriminals will be able to gain access to your account.
If you were tricked into entering your Bank of America credentials on the fake website, please change your Bank of America password. And, if you are unable to sign into your account, please contact the Bank of America.
If you receive email messages like this, please sign into your Bank of America account at https://www.bankofamerica.com/and check it from there.
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