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 Service Upgrade & Maintenance Notice" Phishing Scam
From: Bank of America <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 4:33 PM
Subject: Service Upgrade & Maintenance Notice
Service Upgrade & Maintenance Notice
Due to a major upgrade of our main computer system, your online Services needs to be verified please visit your account and complete the verification process.
We will try to reduce any disruptions to a minimum.We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
If you don't verify your account, certain limitations may be placed on your account.
Thank you for being our customer.
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Bank of America customers who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords and contact BOA for help immediately.