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Beware of "Capital One Your Credit Card Payment is Due" Phishing Email Scams

2018-01-24T11:20:09 -  +
Beware of "Capital One Your Credit Card Payment is Due" Phishing Email Scams

Capital One customers, the email below with the subject "Capital One Your Credit Card Payment is Due" is a phishing scam. Therefore, Capital One customers who have received email or SMS text messages like the same email, which claim that their credit card payment is due, should delete the messages. This is because the messages are being sent by cybercriminals to trick potential victims into clicking on the links in them, which go to phishing websites that steal online account credentials.

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Sample of the "Capital One Your Credit Card Payment is Due" Phishing Scam

From: Capital one <jgfp41r8irpk@2rvyi04qkb8p.eastallergy.com>

Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 9:52 AM

Subject: Your credit card payment is due

Hello

Visit Capital One Sign In

Your credit card payment is due JAN 28, 2018.

About your account ending in 6225

Don't forget, your online payment is due by 8:00 p.m. ET on JAN 28, 2018.

If you're enrolled in AutoPay or already scheduled a payment-great! You can sign in to see your scheduled payments.

Make a Payment

Did you know? Paying more than the minimum amount due on your account each month can save you money in finance charges.

if you want unsubscribe Click here

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 cybercriminals.

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

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  • Posted: Feb 10, 2018 4:13 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "Date: February 9, 2018 at 11:37:55 PM PST
    To: abuse@capitalone.com
    Subject: Fwd: Your credit card payment is due

    Hi,

    My husband received this email see below in blue.
    He does not have a credit card ending in those numbers. Was sent from a suspicious looking email.

    FYI
    Claudia

    Sent from my iPhone

    Begin forwarded message:

    Date: February 9, 2018 at 3:02:43 PM PST
    Subject: Fwd:: Your credit card payment is due

    Did you pay this?

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Capital one
    Sent: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 11:44 am
    Subject: : Your credit card payment is due

    Hello

    Visit Capital One Sign In
    Your credit card payment is due JAN 28, 2018.
    About your account ending in 6225

    Don't forget, your online payment is due by 8:00 p.m. ET on JAN 28, 2018.

    If you're enrolled in AutoPay or already scheduled a payment-great! You can sign in to see your
    scheduled payments.
    Make a Payment
    Did you know? Paying more than the minimum amount due on your account each month can save you money

    in finance charges."

    delete


  • Posted: Feb 9, 2018 11:43 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Capital one"
    Date: February 6, 2018 at 6:45:05 PM EST
    Subject: sweetshuree1993:We have processed your order
    Reply-To:

    Hello

    Visit Capital One Sign In
    Your credit card payment is due JAN 28, 2018.
    About your account ending in 6225

    Don't forget, your online payment is due by 8:00 p.m. ET on JAN 28, 2018.

    If you're enrolled in AutoPay or already scheduled a payment—great! You can sign in to see your scheduled payments.

    Make a Payment
    Did you know? Paying more than the minimum amount due on your account each month can save you money

    in finance charges.

    This email was sent from a notification-only unsubscribe here."

    delete


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