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MBNA Visa/Mastercard Unauthorized Card Payment Attempt Phishing Scams

MBNA Visa/Mastercard Unauthorized Card Payment Attempt Phishing Scams

The email messages below, which claim that there have been unauthorized payment attempts on the recipients' online banking accounts, are phishing scams created to steal the recipients' username,password, personal and financial information, by attempting to trick them into opening the attached phishing HTML forms and entering their information on them, which will then be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the fake email messages.

Please continue reading below.

The Phishing Email Messages

subject: Update:

Your security is important to us as it is to you. So we do everything we can to keep your account protected

After a period of inactivity, your Online Card Services session has been ended to protect your information.

To protect you against any further unauthorized payment attempts, we have limited access to your card account. Please take a minute to review the details below and what steps you need to take to remove the limits.

What to do next

Please download the form attached to this letter, you will be provided with steps to restore your card account. We appreciate

your understanding as we work to ensure your card safety.

Other details

There are no other details for this transaction at this time.

Yours sincerely,

MBNA Online Card Services

From: Update@visa-card.com

subject: Update:

Dear Customer,

Case ID Number: V/M-002-714-218

Payment not authorized:

Unauthorized card payment attempt associated with your card account was recently received .

To protect you against any further unauthorized payment attempts, we have limited access to your card account. Please take a minute to review the details below and what steps you need to take to remove the limits.

What to do next

Please download the form attached to this email and open it in a web browser.

Once opened, you will be provided with steps to restore your card account.

We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure your account safety.

Other details

There are no other details for this transaction at this time.

Yours sincerely,

Visa and Mastercard | Card Security.

If you have received the email messages above, please do not open the attachments or follow the instructions in them. The email messages contain attachments, which are phishing HTML forms that will send your banking username, password, personal and financial information to the cybercriminals behind the scams, if you enter your information on the same forms and submit them.

Remember, never click on a link in an email message to sign or log into your online banking accounts, and always look at your web browser's address bar to ensure that you are on your bank's website and not some other fake or phishing website.

If you have already submitted your information on the fake banking HTML form, please contact your bank and change your password immediately, because with your banking username and password, these scammers will hijack your account.

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