Sample of "View the Capital One Privacy and Opt-Out Notice Online" Phishing Scam
From: Capital One [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:49 AM
Subject: View the Capital One® Privacy and Opt-Out Notice online.
View Privacy and Opt-Out Notice.
Visit Capital One
Sign in to your account
Privacy and Opt-Out Notice
View the Capital One® Privacy and Opt-Out Notice online.
Re: Your account ending in ****
We take our commitment to protecting your privacy seriously. That’s why we’re sending you our annual Capital One Privacy and Opt-Out Notice. Please review this notice to learn more about our information sharing and privacy practices.
Thank you for being a Capital One customer.
View the Privacy and Opt-Out Notice online
Capital One will not ask you to enter any personal information on our Privacy Web pages. You may access the links above by typing www.capitalone.com into your browser address bar and clicking on the Privacy link at the bottom of the page.
Capital One customers who have received messages claiming that they need to do some activity on their accounts or view some form of information, 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 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.