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"Confirm your BT Account Information" Phishing Scam

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"Confirm your BT Account Information" Phishing Scam

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The email message below: "Confirm your BT account information," is a phishing scam and was not sent by BT. The scam was designed to steal BT users' username and password, by attempting to trick them into opening the attached phishing HTML form and entering their BT username, password and account information on it, which will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind it.

The BT Group Phishing Scam

Subject: Confirm your BT account information.

Dear,

This e-mail has been sent to you to inform you that we were unable to confirm your BT account information.

This might be due to a recent change in your personal information. (eg: billing address, phone).

The secure way to confirm your account information:

1. Download the attached Document..

2. Follow the instructions to Confirm you account information..

You might need your BT account number for this you'll find it at the top of your bill. We'll send you a confirmation email once your account information verified.

Thanks for choosing BT,

Libby Barr

Managing Director, BT Sales and Service

Do not open the attachment or follow the instructions in the email message. If you receive any email message like the one above, please go directly to BT's website and sign into your account from there. If there is anything wrong with your BT account it will be shown to you after signing into your account.

The email message contains an attachment, which is a phishing BT HTML form that will send your BT username and password to the cybercriminals behind the scam if you enter your information on the same form and submit it.

Never click on a link in an email message to sign or log into your BT account, and always look at your web browser's address bar to ensure that you are on Amazon's website and not some other fake or phishing website.

If you have already submitted your information on the fake BT form, please change your BT password immediately, because, with your BT's username and password, these scammers will hijack your account.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • November 17, 2014 at 9:53 AM by info

    Here is another BT phishing scam:

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    Subject: Important Message Alert !

    Dear Customer,

    This e-mail has been sent to you by BT to inform you that we were unable to process your last payment of bill.This might be due to either of the following reasons:

    1. A recent change in your personal information. (eg: billing address, phone)

    2. Submitting incorrect Payment information during bill payment process.

    Due to this, to ensure that your service is not interrupted, we request you to confirm and update your billing information today by clicking here.

    Regards,

    BT Billing Department

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"Confirm your BT Account Information" Phishing Scam