Watch out for an email from “Bank of America”, asking you to click on a “SiteKey” and update your bank account.

This is a phishing email, attempting to steal your personal account information.

As we always say, never click on the links in an email to access a website to update senstitive information. It does not take you too long to type in the URL in the browser. Make this a habit and it will save you plenty of money in the longer term.

The full email looks like this:

———- Forwarded message ———-

From: © Bank of America Alert <onlinebanking@alert.bankofamerica.com>

Date: 2009/4/27

Subject: Bank of America Alert: SiteKey Confirmation



Always look for your

SiteKey before you

Sign In

SiteKey Confirmation

Due to upsurge in spam attempts on our customers and subsequent

upgrade of all online accounts, it is of utmost necessity for all Bank

of America customers both Personal and Business Account holders to

confirm their sitekey.

Please click on confirm SiteKey Now and reconfirm your complete

account details. This completes the verification process and ensures

that you have a safe and uninterrupted online usage of your account at

all times.

Because your reply will not be transmitted via secure e-mail, the

e-mail address that generated this alert will not accept replies. If

you would like to contact Bank of America with questions or comments,

please Sign In to Online Banking and visit the customer service


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