"SunTrust Bank Irregular Activity Alert" Phishing Email Messages
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A Sample of the Phishing SunTrust Bank Email Messages
From: Online SunTrust <Nogofuckkie@online.de>
Date: April 5, 2017 at 3:25:35 PM EDT
Subject: Irregular Activity Alert!!!
We've detected a number of failed log in attempts on your SunTrust account
Status Blocked: As a precaution, we have blocked access to your account and ask you to fix this - Code -4646
Note: You have 48 hrs to fix this or face total suspension
Click Here And Fix This
We're sending this alert as a courtesy.
If you've already been through this process and are seeing this message again, it's possible that you did not give us exactly 48 hrs after your update for proper verification.
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It is important for internet users to remember that they should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts, especially links in email messages. The safest way to sign into their online accounts is to go directly to their online account providers’ websites, by typing the addresses of the websites in their web browsers or using a popular search engine to find the websites.
SunTrust’s customers should go directly to: “https://www.suntrust.com/” in their web browsers or search for “SunTrust Bank” using a popular search engine. And, if there is something wrong with their accounts or there is something that they need to do, they will be notified right after signing in.
Recipients of the phishing SunTrust email, who have clicked on the link and have attempted to sign into the phishing website with their accounts’ credentials, should change their passwords and contact SunTrust Bank immediately.
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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