Bank of America Phishing

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This crafted email, spoofing Bank of America, was sent to users this weekend. The image may or may not have been broken, but the content of the message is enough to diagnose. The spoof mimics an alert from the bank, which says there is some conflict in activity. The body goes on to claim the account will be closed (odd) if the account is not verified/restored by interacting with their link. Usually, banks would rather freeze the account than close it and risk losing a customer.

A rather large footer is meant to keep reeling the reader into the message. The other links all lead to Google, rather than their own bank's website. All in all, this message is designed to steal your bank's login information to fund cybercrime.



Please report any suspicious emails to abuse@tntech.edu.