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Beware of "Chase Online Banking System Update" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "Chase Online Banking System Update" Phishing Scam

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The email below with the subject: "Chase Online Notification - Online banking system update," is a phishing scam. The 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 "Chase Online Banking System Update" Phishing Scam

From: Chase <tst@tele.fi>

Sent: Thu, Apr 5, 2018 1:08 pm

Subject: Chase Online Notification.

Action requested: Online banking system update

If you've already responded, you can ignore this notice.

Dear CUSTOMER:

We are pleased to inform you of our new planned online banking system upgrade. We earnestly ask you to start the procedure of confirmation of customers data to authorize an automatic update of your online banking account to the latest version released so that you can continue to enjoy all the benefits of the new version.

Kindly Follow Here to get started.

Sincerely,

Chase Online Services

Keep your account information up-to-date. In the event of fraudulent or unusual activity, we'll need to know the best way to reach you.

Este email contiene información importante de la cuenta. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame al 1-800-978-8664.

Email Security Information

Email intended for: CHASE CUSTOMER

If you have concerns about the authenticity of this message, please visit chase.com/CustomerService for options on how to contact us.

ABOUT THIS MESSAGE

This service email gives you updates and information about your Chase relationship.

This email was sent from an unmonitored mailbox. Go to chase.com/CustomerService for options on how to contact us.

Your privacy is important to us. See our online Security Center to learn how to protect your information.

Chase Privacy Operations, P.O. Box 659752, San Antonio, TX 78265-9752.

©2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.

LC-DCFPVTE0514

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, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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