Sample of a "Capital One Account Suspension" Phishing Scam
Fwd: Important Information from Capitalone
Thu 18/05/2017 16:58
From: C CHAPPELL
We notice inaccurate information on your Chase Account on 05/11/2017, For this reason, your service could be suspended. Please visit our Account information pages, located at. .
You must update your information immediately in order to avoid any interruption to your services.
This is normally caused by one of the following:
Multiple failed login attempts
Inaccurate account information
Unusual account activity
Login from an unrecognized device
REVIEW YOUR ACCOUNT NOW ↣ .
Your Capital One Team
Capital One customers who have received messages claiming that they need to do some activity on their accounts, such always go directly to https://www.capitalone.com/ and sign into their accounts. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of security updates, notifications and other important notifications. So, there is no need to click on a link in an email message, which may go to a phishing or malicious website.
Also, Capital One customers who have already been tricked by the phishing messages, are asked to change their passwords and contact Capital One immediately, before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cyber criminals.