Apr 12

Bank of America: Online Banking Alert

Be on the lookout for this fake Bank of America email. A common scare tactic is used to try to get you to click on a link in the email to “confirm” your data. If  this email manages to slip through your spam filter, report it to abuse[@]bankofamerica.com. More information on how to detect phishing scams like these can be found on Bank of America‘s official website here.

Malicious link included with message: http:// 211. 21.123. 175 /css / (disabled)

A VirusTotal analysis of the above link revealed the following:

  • Malicious site
  • Phishing site 

Apr 12

Bank Of America: Online Sign-In Locked

Subject: Online Sign-In Locked


Dear Bank Of America OnlineSM Customer:

Online Banking Users!

This message is to confirm that your online access have been suspended due to billing error.

We will review the activity on your account with you and upon verification, we will remove any retrictions placed on your account

We hope you enjoy the ease and convenience you’ll get with the ability to manage your accounts from almost anywhere you are.

To access and activate your account, simply click the link below.

** Link removed **

The entire activation should take only 5 minutes of your time. Please complete the activation by now


Thank you for being a valued customer

Bank Of America Online Banking Customer Service

May 11

Banking Security Notice

Subject: Banking Security Notice
Malicious URL: notest.net /b1 /e-b /boa /s-u /alerts / bofa.sec. html

Dear Customer

Bank of America technical department will be carrying out a systematic upgrade to our network server from 7am to 5am Tomorrow morning. These upgrades are necessary to protect your account from hackers and online phishing attempts. Please follow the URL below to register your account for the upgrade. Failure to register your account will cause it to be suspended. Click on the following the link to begin the upgrade process.

Please go to: https: / / bankofamerica / upgrade .jsp

To update your security details with us.

Mar 11

Bank of America Phishing Alert

This  phishing attack targets Bank of America account holders.

Dear Valued Customer

We have been receiving complaints from our customers about unauthorised use of their online bank accounts. Your online bank account has been subject to unauthorised use therefore we have limited certain banking features until your identity is confirmed.

Please Click Here to Restore your Access

Failure to comply with this directive may result in
temporary account suspension.

Thank You

Feb 11

Bank of America Phishing Attack

Subject: Alert Message
From: “Bank of America Alert” onlinebanking[at]ealerts.bankofamerica.com

We recently have determined that different computers have logged on to your Online Banking account, and multiple password failures were present before the logons.

We now need you to re-confirm your account information to us.

If this is not completed by February 15, 2011, we will be forced to suspend your account indefinitely, as it may have been used for fraudulent purposes.

We thank you for your cooperation in this manner.

To confirm your Online Banking records click on the following link:


Thank you,
Bank of America Security Center.

Please do not reply to this e-mail as this is only a notification. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.

© 2011 Bank of America. All rights reserved.

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