Orange Mobile Phishing Email Scam October 2013
October 21, 2013
The phishing email below, which appears as if it came from Orange Mobile, is actually a phishing scam. The email message was not sent by Orange Mobile and was designed to steal Orange Mobile users' login or sign-in information.
Please continue reading below.
The Orange Mobile Phishing Email Scam
Subject: Customer Services (Orange Notification)
Congratulations on joining one of the largest network in the world!
We are contacting you to inform you that We’ve added new features in your account profile.
And We have updated our members accounts,
(A few things the Orange want inform you about).
4G will bring seamless connectivity, faster speeds and experiences you can only get on Orange.
No matter what business you’re in, we’ll help make sense of your communications and IT.
There are lots of ways to top up. Whichever you choose, you’ll still get all your usual goodies, like Orange Rewards.
an account update has been issued to all Orange members.
Click Here.to update you’r account, We are now offering prizes.
We hope that you will enjoy our new services.
Customer Support Team
This email message was designed to trick Orange Mobile users into clicking a link within it, which will take them to a bogus Orange Mobile website. This bogus website will ask the tricked Orange Mobile users to enter their usernames and passwords in order to gain access to their accounts. But, if they enter their usernames and passwords on this fake website, it will be sent to the scammers behind this scam, who have designed this fake website and email message.
If you have already entered your Orange Mobile username and password on this website, please change your Orange Mobile password immediately.
You can change your Orange Mobile password by clicking the following link:
If you are unable to change your Orange Mobile password, please contact them immediately.
With your Orange Mobile username and password, these cybercriminals can hijack your account and steal your personal, financial, account and other information, which they can user to scam you or sell to the black market.
If you receive an email message like this, always contact Orange Mobile to ensure that it is authentic before clicking on any link or follow any instruction in the email message.
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