Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Attention Chase users and non-Chase users

There's a new scam/spam going on, don't follow those instructions and don't download and run that html file under any circumstances.

The "From:" of the version I got clearly states: "Chase Service ", Chase's domain is chase.com, so why would they email you from nn.com ? In Yahoo Mail you only need to do a mouse over on the "From:".

Here's the content of the scam I got:

"Dear Customer,

A very unusual activity has been detected that was linked to your Chase
account. It appears that
someone gained access to your account without your consent. This intrusion have
led us to restrict
your account access.

In order for you to have full access to your account again, please follow these
two simple steps.

(1) Download the attachment provided by our Security Team.
(2) Open the attached file (in your Web Browser) and fill in the required

After you have verified your account by following these steps, our automated
security system will
add layers of protection to your account. We would like to thank you for your
serious attention.

Chase Account Review Team"

There's also file attached, 168KB in size. That's a HTML script that I didn't have the guts to test on my PC. Just ignore it, mark it as spam or report it to Chase.