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Beware of "Bank Of America Alert: Verify Your Online Information" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "Bank Of America Alert: Verify Your Online Information" Phishing Scam

The email message below with the subject: "Bank Of America Alert: Verify Your Online Information," which appears as a Bank of America alert, claiming the recipients' Bank of America accounts require extra verification due to invalid login attempts, is a phishing scam. The fake email message is being sent by cybercriminals, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into visiting a phishing website that will steal their Bank of America online accounts' username and passwords, personal and financial information. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and should not follow the instructions in it.

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The "Bank Of America Alert: Verify Your Online Information" Phishing Scam

From: "Bank Of America" <cornn@space.net>

Date: November 9, 2017 at 10:27:06 PM EST

Subject: Bank Of America Alert : Verify Your Online Information

Bank of America

Pe Online Banking Alert

Security Checkpoint:

Remember: Always look for your SiteKey® before entering your Passcode.

As part of our security measure, We regularly screen activity in the Bank of America system. You received this message due to an issue on your account.

Due to unusual number of invalid login attempts on your account, we have reason to believe there might be security breach on your account.

Your account requires extra verification process to ensure your identity and your account security.

To continue to the verification process and ensure your account security, Please Click Here

Security Checkpoint: This email includes a Security Checkpoint. The information in this section lets you know this is an authentic communication from Bank of America. Remember to look For your SiteKey every time you sign in to Online Banking.

Bank of America customers should always go directly to www.bankofamerica.com and sign into their accounts, instead of clicking on a link in email messages. Once they are signed in, they will be notified of any changes or updates to their accounts. Doing this will prevent them from being tricked into visiting phishing websites.

Bank of America (BoA) customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email message are asked to contact Bank of American immediately for help.

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Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

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