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Author Topic: Bank of America Phishing Scam  (Read 7392 times)
« on: November 03, 2008, 01:20:06 pm »

There has been a recent phishing scheme associated with Bank of America. The email states that you need to update your SSL Certificate. SSL Certificates are NEVER sent by email. If you get any email asking for information for your bank, it is most likely a Phishing scam.

If you have received this message DO NOT RESPOND or click on any of the links. This has been proven to be a fake. If you still unsure call Cruzio Technical Support for a assurance.

"Phishing" is a scam tactic to obtain your personal information, more info at Wikipedia here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing or in our Security Tips Section: http://www.cruzio.com/index.php?option=com_smf&Itemid=38&/topic,171.msg511.html#phishing

Example of Phishing Email:

BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION NOTICE:

New certificate is designed to help customers troubleshoot security problems associated with potential risk during online operations.
If you plan to update your online SSL banking, we suggest to install the SSL certificate first.

Read more about installation of SSL Certificate>>

Sincerely, Felipe Rangel.
2008 Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved.
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