"Navy Federal Online Profile Temporarily De-Activated for Security Reason" Phishing Scams

Navy Federal Online Profile Temporarily De-Activated for Security Reason Phishing Scams

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Navy Federal Credit Union Member(NFCU) customers who have received emails like the one below, which claims their online profile has been temporarily deactivated for security reason, asked to delete and not follow the instructions in them. Theis is because the emails area a phishing scam that is being sent by cybercriminals to frighten their potential victims into clicking on a link within the same email messages, which go to phishing websites that steal Navy Federal Credit Union Member(NFCU) account credentials (usernames and passwords).

Navy Federal Credit Union Member customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email messages are asked to change their passwords and contact Navy Federal Credit Union Member (NFCU) immediately before their money is stolen, online accounts hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.

The "Navy Federal Online Profile Temporarily De-Activated for Security Reason" Scam

From: NavyFederal CreditUnion <info11@uaf.edu>

Sent: Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 3:29:04 AM CST

Subject: Security Preferences Messages.

Dear Member,

Your NavyFederal Online profile has been temporarily De-Activated for security reason.

This may be due to changes in your IP address or locations

We require that you validate your Account Ownership to help ensure your safety and security.

Validate Your Account

We value your business and the opportunity to serve all your financial needs.

Thank You

Customer Advisory

Copyright 2017 NFCU.

Navy Federal Credit Union customers should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts. They should always go directly to https://www.navyfederal.org/ and sign into their accounts from there. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of changes, verification or updates that need to be done to their accounts.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • March 12, 2019 at 11:06 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Navy Federal <onlineservices@discover.com>

    Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 9:34 AM

    To: Recipients

    Subject: Important Notice

    Navy Federal Credit Union Account Access Notification Navy Federal Security Zone

    Email for Member


    Dear Member,

    We're writing to let you know that your Navy Federal Online® Account requires full profile update.

    We recently discovered that different Computer users could gain access to your Online® Account, and several password was attempted with your Navy Federal Credit Union Online® Account. It is now necessary for you to verify your account information to confirm your Identity. Kindly click on Update, to verify your profile immediately.

    Click Here To Verify"

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"Navy Federal Online Profile Temporarily De-Activated for Security Reason" Phishing Scams