Beware of "Your Chase Online Security Notification" Phishing Email
March 14, 2017
The email message below with the subject: "Your Chase Online Security Notification," is a phishing scam. The email message was not sent by Chase, but by cyber-criminals. Therefore, recipients of the same email message are asked not to follow the instructions or click on the links within it. The links go to a fake JPMorgan Chase Bank website designed to trick visitors into stealing their Chase usernames and passwords. This is why it is recommended that online users never click on a link in an email message to sign into their online accounts. They should instead, go directly to their online account providers' websites and sign into their accounts from there.
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The Chase Bank Phishing Email
From: Chase email@example.com
Date: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 1:35 PM
Subject: Your Chase Online Security Notification
We are sorry, We have noticed an error activity on your chase online services. We advice you to verify your chase account(s) now using the Chase Secure Indentification Page.
To Get Started, Please Download Attachment Chase_Secure_Indentification and open in a browser to Continue. We value your privacy and your preferences.
Failure to abide by these instructions may subject you to chase online restrictions or inactivity.
Thank you for being our customer. We appreciate your business.
Head of Customer Service
Manage your account from anywhere with 24/7 access .
Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their username, password, financial or personal information. Therefore, online users should never click on a link in an email message to sign into any of their online accounts. They should instead, go directly to www.chase.com in their web browsers and sign into thier account from there. If there is a problem with their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.
Online users who were tricked into clicking the link in the fake email message and who have entered their usernames and passwords on the bogus Chase website that they were taken to, are asked to change their Chase password and contact Chase bank immediately for help.
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