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Beware of "Navy Federal Online Banking Alert" Phishing Scams

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Beware of "Navy Federal Online Banking Alert" Phishing Scams

Navy Federal Credit Union Member customers who have received the "Online Banking Alert" emails like the one below, which claim they need to update their account profile, are asked to delete and not follow the instructions in them. This is because the emails area a phishing scam that is being sent by cybercriminals to frighten their potential victims into clicking on a link within the same email messages, which go to phishing websites that steal Navy Federal Credit Union Member(NFCU) account credentials (usernames and passwords).

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Navy Federal Credit Union Member customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email messages are asked to change their passwords and contact Navy Federal Credit Union Member (NFCU) immediately before their money is stolen, online accounts hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.

The "Navy Federal Online Banking Alert" Scam

From: NAVY FEDERAL <safepass@lsu.edu>

Sent: Sun, Jul 15, 2018 1:16 pm

Subject: Online Banking Alert

Dear Navy Federal Member,

Today July 15th 2018, Your Account has been flagged as one of numerous accounts that need to be reviewed

The main reason for this action are:

Unauthorized Debit Card Use & Payment Issues

Billing & Payment Issues

Abuse & Terms of Use Issues

We strongly suggest that you follow the link below in order to rectify the issue

Click Here To Confirm

Once you've done this your account will be removed from the flagged accounts automatically.

Thank You,

Navy Online Team.

Navy Federal Credit Union customers should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts. They should always go directly to https://www.navyfederal.org/ and sign into their accounts from there. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of changes, verification or updates that need to be done to their accounts.

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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2018 at 12:59 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Navy Federal
    Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:46 AM
    To: Recipients
    Subject: Pending E-payment: Action Required

    Navy Federal Credit Union
    This Email is to notify you that there is a pending incoming E-Payment on your NavyFederal account.

    Click Here To Confirm
    Pending payment will be credited into your account within 24 to 48 hours after your approval.

    Thank You,
    Navy Online Team."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 23, 2018 at 10:55 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Navy Federal Credit Union
    Sent: Sunday, October 21, 2018 10:57 AM
    Subject: Customer Support

    navy federal credit union logo

    Dear Valued Member,

    This message is to inform you of our recent upgrade on our security systems, and it will take effect this week. You are required to update your Online Baking details to enjoy the benefits of our upgrade.

    This process will help secure your details, and help us serve you better. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. This process will not take more than 5 minutes.

    Tp proceed click here

    Thank you,

    Customer Support Service

    Navy Federal Credit Union."

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 14, 2018 at 2:35 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Subject: Navy Federal Member Message
    Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:02:17 -0500
    From: navy.federal.cu.member@about.com

    NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SECURITY ZONE

    Dear Customer,

    This is your official notification message that the service(s) listed below will be restricted if not update immediately. We have blocked access to your Navy Federal Credit Union. Please log in Your Account Activity to Resolve.

    To see your Update, log in Below.

    Enter the requested information and your Navy Federal Credit Union and Bill Pay Services will be updated.

    Log in
    Thank you for choosing Navy Federal Credit Union. We value your business and look forward to serving you better.

    Thank you,
    Navy Federal Credit Union Team."

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 21, 2018 at 3:57 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Navy Federal
    Date: 7/21/18 3:08 PM (GMT-05:00)
    Subject: Important Information

    Dear Member,

    Due to concerns, safety and inegrity, we have issued this warning message.

    You are required to review your recent activity.

    Upon logging in, you may be asked to verify of your identity.

    Sign-On To Review

    Customer Advisory
    Copyright 2018 NFCU"

    delete


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