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The "Request to Update your Details with Chase Today" Phishing Scam

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The "Request to Update your Details with Chase Today" Phishing Scam

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The fake "Request to Update your Details with Chase Today" email below, which claims the recipients need to update their information due to added security, is a phishing scam. The fake email message was not sent by Chase, but by cyber-criminals. Therefore, recipients of the same email message are asked not to follow the instructions or click on the links within it. The links go to a fake JPMorgan Chase Bank website designed to trick visitors into stealing their Chase usernames and passwords. This is why it is recommended that online users never click on a link in an email message to sign into their online accounts. They should instead, go directly to their online account providers' websites and sign into their accounts from there.

The "Request to Update your Details with Chase Today" Phishing Scam

From: Chase Online <janstuck@cox.net>

Sent: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 12:19 am

Subject: Request to update your details with Chase Today!

CHASE

Esteemed Customer.

We have added more security features to our website. You are urgently required to update your information so you can enjoy all the benefits attached. We are providing maximum security for your account. so your early response matters to us Login to access Failure to complete the update before Wednesdey, October 10, 2018 might lead to permanent suspension of your online activities.

Sincerely. Online Services Team

Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their username, password, financial or personal information. Therefore, online users should never click on a link in an email message to sign into any of their online accounts. They should instead, go directly to www.chase.com in their web browsers and sign into their account from there. If there is a problem with their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.

Online users who were tricked into clicking the link in the fake email message and who have entered their usernames and passwords on the bogus Chase website that they were taken to are asked to change their Chase password and contact Chase bank immediately for help.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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The "Request to Update your Details with Chase Today" Phishing Scam