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The "Bank of America Your Online Account was Frozen" Phishing Scam

Bank of America customers, be aware of "Bank of America Your Online Account was Frozen" phishing email scams like the one below that are being sent to potential victims by cybercriminals. The phishing email scams are used to steal Bank of America customers' username, password, personal and financial information. This is done by attempting to frighten and trick potential victims into clicking on a link in the same emails that goes to a phishing website that steals personal information and online account credentials.

The Bank of America Your Online Account was Frozen Phishing Scam
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The "Bank of America Your Online Account was Frozen" Phishing Scam

From: Bank of America <Peter.Cartwright@planet.nl>

Sent: Saturday, October 6, 2018 2:56 PM

Subject: Case - 919-2228283Bank of America

EMAIL SECURITY ZONE

Security issue - 297-876328

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 America customers should always go directly to Bank of America's website at https://www.bankofamerica.com/ and sign into their accounts from there, instead of clicking on a link in an email message. And, Bank of America (BOA) customers who have been tricked by the scam should immediately attempt to change their BOA account passwords and contact Bank of America for help.

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