February 09, 2012Phish or Foul?
As I started to read the following spam, I quickly categorized it as yet another atrociously spelled and constructed Bank of America phishing scam.
But then came the last sentence before the link:
From: Bank of America
Subject: Important Security Issue
Your Online Banking is Blocked
Because of unusual number of invalid login attempts on you account, we had to believe that, their might be some security problem on you account.
So we have decided to put an extra verification process to ensure your identity and your account security.
Please click on continue to the verification process and ensure your account security. It is all about your security.
Thank you. Open In Internet Explorer Only.
Continue To Online Banking
If you ever receive (and read) an email claiming that your account (of whatever kind) has been blocked, use your trusty bookmark to that site and log in the normal way. There you'll find that your account is just fine.Posted on February 09, 2012 at 10:08 AM