This email with the subject "Bank Of Montreal Onlinebanking Security Alert" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 18 Dec 2009 11:40:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Bmo Bank Of Montreal <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Valued Bmo Customers,
Our Internet Security team has become aware of a growing number of phishing attempts aimed at obtaining customer�s personal banking information.
to fraudulently transfer money out of your accounts. Phishing is a form of identity theft in which fraudsters masquerade as reputable institutions such as banks or retailers. These hackers then urge you to provide your sensitive information such as Bank Card and password. They then use this information to defraud you Hacking into customers online banking, to avoid phishing and identity theft we advice you login to our secure server
Upgrade your internet banking by clicking here:
Please remember to always logout your online account and avoid using cyber cafes. We urge you to remain vigilant at all times Bank Of Montreal will not be responsible for loss of funds to hackers as a result of failure to comply with this important new directives. We are committed to serving you better.
Bank and stay safe online.
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