The "Capital Your Billing Information Change Notification" Phishing Scam
From: Capital One
Sent: Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:35 PM
Subject: Your Billing Information Change Notification
It has come to our attention that your Billing Information records are recently changed. That requires you to verify your Billing Information. Failure to validate your billing information may result to account termination.
To verify your billing information, Please Download Attachment and open in a browser to Continue. We value your privacy and your preferences...
Failure to abide by these instructions may subject you to Capital One account restrictions or inactivity.
Capital One Customer Support
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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