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Beware of "Navy Federal Credit Union Account Access Suspension" Phishing Scams

2017-07-30T11:39:49 -  +
Beware of "Navy Federal Credit Union Account Access Suspension" Phishing Scams

Navy Federal Credit Union members are asked to be on the lookout for fake and phishing email messages like the one below, which claim the recipients' Navy Federal Credit Union accounts have been suspended or access to the accounts has been suspended. The phishing or fake email messages are being sent by cyber criminals to steal their online banking account credentials, personal and financial information, therefore, recipients are asked to delete them.

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Navy Federal Credit Union members are asked never to click on a link to sign into their online accounts, they should instead, go directly to www.navyfederal.org and sign in from there. If there is something wrong or there is something that they need to do with their accounts, they will be notified or alerted right after signing in. Doing this will prevent them from clicking on links in fake email messages that go to phishing websites, which will prevent cybercriminals from stealing their information and gaining access to their accounts.

Note: The Navy Federal Credit Union will never send their customers an email message requesting banking credentials, personal and financial information. And, they will never send an email message with an attached form requesting the same sensitive information.

One of the "Navy Federal Credit Union Account Access Suspension" Scams

From: Alert Navy FederalX <navy@customers.us>

Sent: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 7:24 pm

Subject: We suspended your access because of recent activity

Navy Federal Credit Union

Dear Customer,

We're sorry - we suspended your access to your Navy Federal because of recent activity on your account.

To activate your account.

Click Here

Sincerely,

©2017 Navy Federal Credit Union - All rights reserved

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  • Posted: Sep 24, 2018 at 1:42 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: New Security Message!
    Date: 2018-09-24 07:56
    From: "Navy Federal"

    Account Access Notification
    Navy Federal Security Zone
    Email for Member
    Access XXXXXXXXXXXX

    Account Access Notification

    Dear Member,

    We're writing to let you know that your Navy Federal Online® Account requires full profile update.

    We recently discovered that different Computer users could gain access to your Online® Account, and several password was attempted with your Navy Federal Credit Union Online® Account. It is now necessary for you to verify your account information to confirm your Identity. Kindly click on Update, to verify your profile immediately.

    Click Here To Update [2]

    After you have completed the sign-in process, you will be taken to the new Account Access page, where you will be able to effectively and efficiently manage your accounts.

    For more information on the new Account Access, take a quick tour to see what Navy Federal Online Account Access has to offer and how it benefits you. If you have any questions about Navy Federal Online Account Access or need help, please call us at 1-888-842-6328.

    Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to bringing you a new and improved online banking experience.

    Products & Services [3] • FAQs [4] • Mobile Banking [5] •
    Contact Us

    Please do not reply to this email. This email is being sent from Navy Federal Credit Union at PO Box 3000, Merrifield, VA 22119-3000. For contact information, or if you have any questions about this email, please click here or call us at 1-888-842-6328.

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    Percentage Rate. © 2018 Navy Federal Credit Union. All rights reserved.
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    NFCU 31001 (5-14) Federally insured by NCUA.

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  • Posted: Jul 30, 2017 at 11:41 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Subject: Fwd: We Suspended Your Account Due To Recent Activity

    Dear Customer,

    We're sorry - we suspended your access to your Navy Federal account because of recent activity on your account.

    Click Here To Activate Your Account.

    Sincerely,
    Navy Federal.
    © 2017 Navy Federal Credit Union is federally insured by NCUA.."

    delete


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