Wells Fargo Online: Multiple Login Access - Phishing
Allegedly from:Wells Fargo Online firstname.lastname@example.org
Another attempt to get your financial information. Best to forward to email@example.com.
As part of our ongoing effort to protect your account and our relationship. Our utmost concern is the security of our online banking users. Therefore, We're currently working on our website. As a result, some of your Checkings, Savings and credit card account details are temporarily unavailable online. In this effect, we do proper verification on all transactions done on our secured online banking servers.
You will not be able to use your online account unless you re-activate your online activity but in order to do so, you will have to confirm your details by Logging on to your account to complete the verification process set out for you before we can retrieve your online access.
1- Download the attached document and open it in a browser window.
2- Once opened, you will be asked to follow a set of instructions.
We are indeed sorry for any inconveniences this might have caused you, but also remember that as a Wells Fargo Bank customer, your security remains our greatest priority.
If you have questions, please do not respond to this message using the 'Reply' button.
Wells Fargo Online® customers, Sign On to your secure banking session and click 'Contact Us'.
If you are not a Wells Fargo Online customer, contact us here.
For all written correspondence, please contact us at:
Wells Fargo Online Customer Service: P.O. Box 4132 Concord, CA 94524 MAC #A0303-057
Online Customer Service Code: YXMMLRDCC05
Wells Fargo & Company Headquarters: 420 Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA 94104
© 2014 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All rights reserved. NMLSR ID 399801. Member FDIC.
Online Banking Team
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Requests your personal details
This is a BIG nono. NEVER, NEVER, EVER SEND THEM YOUR INFORMATION.
Sometimes you can receive an email from someone and the return address is from a trusted domain name even though the email was not sent by the domain in question. This is called email spoofing.
Prompts you to download a file or .PDF
Never open files from senders you do not know or trust.
Excessively poor grammar is a dead giveaway to the reliability of an email supposedly coming from a reputable company.
Emulates a popular service
This email attempts to emulates a popular internet service hoping to get you to click on the link.
Impersonates a reputable company
This communication attempts to emulate a reputable company hoping to get you to click on the link or download their attachments.
Claims to have come from a reputable source
This communication attempts to make it seem like it came from a friend, a lawyer, or co-worker hoping to get you to click on the link or download their attachments.
Most likely contains a virus
This communication has an attachment that likely contains a virus.
Phishing for Information
The sender of this email is hoping that you will click on the link and enter your username and password into a specially crafted website that looks like a trusted service. The website of course if fake and any attempt to use your username and password will result in your credentials being compromised.
Ignore it! Ignore it!
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