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Beware of "BoA Extensive Information Required - Bank of America Critical Communication 2017" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "BoA Extensive Information Required - Bank of America Critical Communication 2017" Phishing Scam

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The email message below with the subject: "BoA: Extensive information required," which appears as a Bank of America alert, claiming the recipients' Bank of America banking access has been disabled for security reasons, 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.

The Bank of America Phishing Email Message

Subject: BOA: Extensive information required!

Bank.of.America.message. 30405764466423422361.mg.id. 30405764466423422361.sg. 3040576446.JCNA@3040576446.bctonline.com

Bank of America - Critical communication 2017

Dear,

For security reasons we had to disable your online banking access. Multiple invalid sign-in attempts were recorded.

If your personal and banking information is not verified today you will have

to visit one of our branches to reactivate your account and regain access to your Bank of America funds.

Click here to verify your account

Your account access and your funds will be frozen until successful verification.

Copyright © 2017 Bank of America Corportaion. All rights reserved.

This communication is from Bank of America US.

Important security tip: Your information is protected according to our Privacy code.

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.

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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  • October 2, 2017 at 7:19 AM by an anonymous user from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States

    "BoA: Extensive information required" is fraudulent.

    remove

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