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Beware of "Bank of America We Locked Your Account Access" Phishing Scam

2018-06-24T14:02:28 -  +
Beware of "Bank of America We Locked Your Account Access" Phishing Scam

The "Bank of America We Locked Your Account Access" email message below, which appears as a Bank of America security alert claiming BOA detected multiple IP-Conflict on the recipients' online accounts which will result in their account access being locked for security reasons, is a phishing scam. The fake email message is being sent by cybercriminals, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into visiting a phishing website that will steal their Bank of America online accounts' username and passwords, personal and financial information. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and should not follow the instructions in it.

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The "Bank of America We Locked Your Account Access" Phishing Scam

From: Bank 0f America <bnck0mrlc@lusfiber.net>

Date: June 24, 2018 at 8:00:01 AM ChST

Subject: Security Alert

For Security Reasons, We Locked Your Account Access.

We noticed invalid login attempts into your account from a foreign IP address: Russia,

IP:165.36.15.158.

Due to this we have temporarily limited your account activities we need you to verify your account information

for your access to be restored.

To get started, log-on with the link below:

Thanks

BofA CS Service Team.

Bank of America customers should always go directly to www.bankofamerica.com and sign into their accounts, instead of clicking on a link in email messages. Once they are signed in, they will be notified of any changes or updates to their accounts. Doing this will prevent them from being tricked into visiting phishing websites.

Bank of America (BoA) customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email message are asked to contact Bank of American immediately for help.

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