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Beware of "BMO Changes Made in your Internet Banking Profile" Phishing Scam

2017-11-05T22:32:37 -  +
Beware of "BMO Changes Made in your Internet Banking Profile" Phishing Scam

Bank of Montreal customers who have received text or emails like the one below, which claim their profile data has been changed are asked not to click on the links or follow the instructions in the emails. This is because the fake emails are phishing scams being sent by cybercriminals to trick Bank of Montreal customers into clicking on the links in the same fake messages, which go to a phishing website that steals online account credentials and personal information.

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Once the cybercriminals have received their potential victims’ online account credentials, they will gain access to their accounts, steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.

The "BMO Changes Made in your Internet Banking Profile" Phishing Scam

From: "BMO Bank of Montreal -Online Banking" <qpdoll@shaw.ca>

Date: November 6, 2017 at 7:22:06 AM GMT+11

Subject: -Action: Changes made in your Internet Banking Profile-

-Action: Changes made in your Internet Banking Profile

-Date: November 05 2017.

-This is to inform that your profile data was changed by you or by someone logged in using r BMO DEBIT Card Number

and password on 11.05.2017 from IP 91.59.65.8

-If you didn't change your profile data please visit and complete our BMO Online security measures:

hxxp://profileuser-bmoinfo.selfip.org/bmoaccess-profile/

-2017 BMO Support Center

Bank of Montreal users who have received messages asking them to click on a link or visit a website in order to update, re-confirm or verify their accounts, should always go directly to https://www.bmo.com/ and sign-in from there. Once the Bank of Montreal users have signed into their accounts, they will be notified of updates and other important changes, if there is any.

Going directly to Bank of Montreal’s website (www.bmo.com) will prevent users or customers from becoming victims of phishing scams that steal personal information or online account credentials.

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  • Posted: 2018-01-08T14:20:50 by an anonymous user from or near: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    Here is ANOTHER ONE:

    "#Action: Changes made in your Internet Banking Profile

    #Date: January 08 2018 .

    #This is to inform that your profile data was changed by you r by
    someone logged in using your BMO DEBIT Card Number and password
    on 01/08/2018 from IP 59.87.42.19

    #If you didn't change your profile data please visit and complete
    our BMO Online security measures:
    hxxp://bmcasinfo.dnsalias.org/bmo-supportserver-ca/

    #2017 BMO Support Service Internet"

    delete


  • Posted: 2017-11-28T16:56:04 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "bmo-service-support@bmocm.com"
    Date: November 28, 2017 at 1:34:37 PM CST
    Subject: Action: Changes made in your Internet Banking Profile

    #Action: Changes made in your Internet Banking Profile
    #Date: November 28 2017.

    #This is to inform that your profile data was changed by you or by someone logged in using your BMO DEBIT Card Number
    and password on 11/28/2017 from IP 71.51.49.2.

    #If you didn't change your profile data please visit and complete our BMO Online security measures:
    http://bminternca.is-found .org/bmointernet-ref-8392883-internet/

    #2017 BMO Support Center"

    delete