The "Bank of America Security and Protection" Phishing Scam

Bank of America (BofA) who have received the email below are asked not to click the link in it. This is because the email is a fake being sent by cybercriminals. Clicking the link goes to a fake BofA website that steals account credentials if visitors attempt to sign into in it.

The Bank of America Security and Protection Phishing Scam

Bank of America customer should always go directly to and sign into their account from there. Once they are signed, they will be notified of important changes or updates if there is any.

The "Bank of America Security and Protection" Phishing Scam

From: BofA <>

Sent: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:33:46 PM

Subject: Case lD : 489408890

Bankof America


Security issue - 489-408-890

The security and protection of your account is one of our highest priorities. We apologize for any inconvenience that precautionary measures we have taken may have caused you.

Your online account was frozen because you violated the security rules. You need to follow the security link to confirm your identity in order to reactivate it. Team requirements: Security Link Thank you for banking with us. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you.

Bank of Amerika. NA Member FDIC. 0 2018

BofA customers who were tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their password and contact Bank of America for help.

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  • May 10, 2019 at 3:05 PM by an anonymous user from: Bristol, England, United Kingdom

    I am reporting this to you as I received a phishing email from the following address

    From: Bank of America <>

    I have deleted the email

    I am not a customer

  • March 26, 2019 at 10:59 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Bank of America <root@localhost>

    Sent: Monday, March 25, 2019 10:25 PM

    Subject: (Bank of America Fraud Protection)

    Bank of America(R)

    Online Banking Alert

    Action Required

    This message was sent with high priority,

    Your account have been recently flagged by our security and fraud department,

    For your protection, You will need to complete an additional security steps.

    Follow Here To Resolution Center

    We recommend you to use the correct password attach to your email

    for proper update."

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The "Bank of America Security and Protection" Phishing Scam