If you receive an email titled Online Banking Alert, this is a scam attempting to get your online banking password. It’s considered a phishing email.
Below is the email scam note if you wish to compare notes with your email. Regardless, never pay attention to any email trying to get you to log into your bank account from a link they offer. Banks will never contact you this way.
Online Banking Alert Email Text Body
Dear valued customer :
During our usual security enhancement protocol, we observed multiple login attempt error while login in to your online banking account. We have believed that someone other than you is trying to access your account for security reasons, we have temporarily suspend your account and your access to online banking and will be restricted if you fail to update.
To get start :
> Log on to https://www.bankofamerica.com/privacy/update.jsp
Always look for your SiteKey® before entering your Passcode.
Remember, Bank of America is committed to your security and protection. To find out more, take a look at our Information Security section
under Privacy and Security on the Web site.
Bank of America, Member FDIC.
© 2014 Bank of America Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
end of email scam body.
Warn your friends and family about this scam. Especially your elders who are most susceptible to falling for these types of scams.