Don't get hooked by latest phishing scam

Friday, 11 May 2007, 12:00 AM EST

A new mutation of the old phishing scam has recently surfaced. Like thousands of previous phishing e-mails, this bogus bank notice asks for your personal information. But in a strange and novel twist, it tries to turn your own phone against you.

The e-mail I saw appears to be from Bank of America. “During our regular update and verification we could not verify your current phone number,” it says. You are told to confirm your phone number right away "or your account will be suspended indefinitely."

At MSNBC.

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