Be aware of an email circulating from BMO Bank of Montreal asking you to click a link to “Resolve” a problem with your account, the email is not from the Bank of Montreal and is a Fraudulent Phishing Scam.
The exact email reads as follows
Concerning your Protection, Access to your account has been blocked due to a system error.
Please click the “Resolve” link below to Resolve Your Bank Of Montreal.
Resolve Your bmo-online Account
BMO Service Relations. Copyright BMO Bank Of Montreal. All Rights Reserved.
The email is sent from the following email address “firstname.lastname@example.org”
Please note that “email@example.com is not a Bank of Montreal Email address.
What is Phishing?
For those of you who don’t know, in the field of computer security, phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
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