JPMorgan customers exposed due to e-mail phishing scam

Monday 25 August 2014 13:19 CET | News

Fraudsters have started targeting JPMorgan Chase customers in an e-mail phishing campaign that attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect computers with a virus that steals passwords from other institutions.

The campaign, dubbed ‘Smash and Grab,’ consists of an e-mail that urged recipients to click to view a secure message from JPMorgan.

Users who click on a malicious link are asked to enter credentials for accessing accounts with JPMorgan. Even if they did not comply, the website attempts to automatically install the Dyre banking Trojan on their computers.

Dyre is a piece of malware that seeks credentials from customers of Bank of America Corp, Citigroup and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

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Keywords: JPMorgan, e-mail phishing scam, Dyre, Trojan, web fraud, online security, digital identity
Categories: Fraud & Financial Crime
Countries: World
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