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Beware of "Capital One 360 Your Account Has Been Temporary Suspended" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "Capital One 360 Your Account Has Been Temporary Suspended" Phishing Scam

Capital One customers who have received email or SMS text messages claiming that their accounts have been suspended should delete the same messages. This is because the messages, like the one below, are being sent by cyber criminals, to frighten and trick potential victims into clicking on the links in them, which go to phishing websites that steal online account credentials.

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One of the "Capital One 360 Your Account Has Been Temporary Suspended" Phishing Scams

From : secure@cp1.com

Date : 29/06/2017 - 15:38 (GMTDT)

To : secure@cp1.com

Subject : Your Account Has Been Temporary Suspended.

capital one 360

Dear Capital One Customer.

Your Capital One Internet Banking account has been temporary suspended.

We require you to Unlock your account Unlock Access.

Sincerely,

Capital One Security Department

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 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.

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

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  • Posted: Dec 7, 2017 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Subject: Action Required: Capital One Online Access Temporarily Suspended
    Date: 12/07/17 04:00:18 PM
    From: "Capital One" <zxvc@looksbykeila.com>

    Dear Capital One Bank Customer:
    Capital One Bank Support notices more than 3 times error log in to your Internet Banking Account On Dec 07, 2017 from Unknown IP Address: 45.61.221.226. In order For us to keep your Account Active and Verified.
    Kindly verify your details with us for security purpose. To avoid activities suspension within 48 hours, Kindly Click Our secure web below to verify your Account by Clicking on here. Click Here To Verify Your Account
    Thank you for your understanding.

    Sincerely,
    Capital One Online Banking Team
    ©2017 Capital One"

    delete


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