Phishing Email Scam - "Virgin Media Urgent Billing Update"
Mar 31, 2015
The email message below: "Virgin Media Urgent Billing Update," is a phishing scam, and recipients of the email message are advised not respond to it with their personal information or follow the instructions in it. The email message was not sent by Virgin Media, but my scammers, who send out hundreds of these email messages every month to trick their victims into stealing their usernames, passwords and personal information.
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The Fraudulent or Phishing Virgin Media Email Message
Subject: Virgin Media Urgent Billing Update
Welcome Virgin Media Account:
You’re now all set up to receive your bills online.
The classic billing version of your Virgin Media will be replaced by our new version.
So it’s time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.
When your next bill is ready for you to see, we’ll send you an e-mail to let you know.
Then simply log into Your Account and Update your billing details!
Sign into My Virgin Media.
New and improved payment system through PayPal.
When you upgrade your Virgin Media your email service won’t be affected and you’ll keep all your old contacts, folders and messages.
The Virgin Media Support Team
Copyright © Virgin Media Ltd
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