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The "Bank of America Software Upgrade" Phishing Scam

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The "Bank of America Software Upgrade" Phishing Scam

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The "Bank of America Software Upgrade" below is a phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to trick recipients into clicking on the link in it. The link goes to a fake Bank of America website that attempts to trick visitors into signing in. But, any attempts to sign-in will result in the visitors' Bank of America credentials or username and password being sent to the cybercriminals.

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Once the cybercriminals have gotten to stolen credentials, they will use it to hijack their victims' accounts and use the same accounts fraudulently and maliciously.

The "Bank of America Software Upgrade" Phishing Scam

From: "BofA ID # 075106" zz-0jtbz7ldqqt8uze-2tnlxtvx9z4rz@online.de

Date: October 13, 2018 at 8:59:41 PM EDT

Subject: Verification required ID # 075106

Dear Bank Of America Member ,

Technical services of the Bank Of America are carrying out a planned software upgrade.

We earnestly ask you to visit the following link to start the procedure of confirmation on customers data. .

What you need to do ?

Click the link bellow and complete all informations :

https://bankofamerica.com/account-confirmation

Thanks ,

Bank Of America HD MANAGER

Bank of America customers who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords and contact BOA for help immediately.

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