This Spoofed site includes a bunch of official photos and all the regular bells and whistles. Don’t press that link. It will lead you to a spoofed site designed to steal your identity. For details on these types of sites and how they function, check out previous posts in the Phishing Spoofing categories.
Subject: Important Message About Upcoming Changes to Your Online
Date: July 20, 2008 5:56:05 PM EDT (CA)
Your Online Banking is Blocked
We recently reviewed your account, and suspect that your Bank Of America account may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party. Protecting the security of your account and of the Bank Of America network is our primary concern. Therefore, as a preventative measure, we have temporarily limited access to sensitive account features.
To restore your account access, please take the following steps to ensure that your account has not been compromised:
http s://www. bnkofamerica.com/cgi-bin/ias/UpdateAccounts
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your assistance in helping us maintain the integrity of the entire Bank Of America system.
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