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"Capital One 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 temporarily suspended and they need to unlock them, 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.

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

From: Capital One 360 [mailto:secure@cp1.com]

Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:55 AM

To: Recipients <secure@cp1.com>

Subject: Your Account Has Been Temporary Suspended.

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Dear Capital One Customer.

Your Capital One Internet Banking account has been temporary suspended.

We require you to Unlock your account Unlock Access <http://bit.ly/2s4HtWf>

.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.

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"Capital One Your Account Has Been Temporary Suspended" Phishing Scam