Be Aware: Dangerous New Phish

November 2012 - Be aware of dangerous new phishing emails that claim to be from KeyBank, resemble legitimate encrypted formats and may contain a .zip attachment.

What to Know:

  • Reports say individuals and/or companies are receiving fraudulent emails from parties claiming to be KeyBank regarding secure messaging and/or a new digital certificate.
  • These emails are not from KeyBank and should not be trusted.
  • Phishing emails frequently have attachments and links to Web pages that host malicious code that can infect your computer.

What to Do:

  • Do NOT open any attachment or follow any Web links in suspicious emails.
  • Continue to use security best practices such as typing the address of the website you want to access instead of bookmarking "favorites" links.