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Virgin Media Update or Security Alert Phishing Email Scams

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Virgin Media Update or Security Alert Phishing Email Scams

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The Virgin Media email messages below are all phishing scams or fakes, and you should not respond to them with your personal information or follow the instructions in them. These email messages were not sent by Virgin Media, but my scammers, who every month send out hundreds of these email messages to trick their victims into stealing their usernames, passwords and personal information.

Never click on a link in an email message to sign or log into your online accounts.instead, go directly to the website, by typing the website address in your web browser address bar or use popular search engines to find the website.

This will prevent you from going to a fake or phishing website, which will steal your username and password once you attempt to sign-in or login.

The Fraudulent or Phishing Virgin Media Email Messages

Subject: Virgin Media Update

Dear Customer, In our constant effort to improve your experience of our services, We’ve introduced extra security and more features with Virgin Media Quick Pay profile! Virgin Media Quick Pay profile is an upgrade to your existing Quick Pay account. Please complet your profile update here.

Thank you for helping us serve you better
Yours sincerely,
The Virgin Media Team.

Subject: virgin media Update

Hello and welcome to your new and improved Virgin Media Quick Pay profile! Virgin Media Quick Pay profile is an upgrade to your existing Quick Pay account and if you?re reading this, then you?ve logged in already. Brilliant! In our constant effort to improve your experience of our services, You are adviced to update your Quick Pay Account.

Thank you for helping us serve you better
Virgin Media
Customer Support.


From: Dear Virgin Media Customer
Subject: Virgin Media

Webmail: Security Alert
Date: 16 March 2014 06:54:19 GMT

Dear Virgin Media Customer, Your Virgin Media Email Account will be suspended in a short while as your spam quota has become full. Click Here to clear your spam quota now and avoid suspension.

Regards,
Copyright 2014 Virgin Media! Inc. All rights reserved.


Subject: virgin media Update

From: Virgin Media

Greetings from Virgin Media, We have upgrade your E-profile and database to improve your experience of our services Link to Update your profile can be viewed here. Thank you for helping us serve you better. © 2013

Virgin Media. All rights reserve


From: lnfo @update.virginmedia.com

Dear Customer,
This e-mail has been sent to you by Virgin Media to inform you that we were unable to process your most recent payment of bill. We request you to confirm and update your billing information today by clicking here.

Kind regards,
Mark Davidson
Executive Director - Customer Care
Thanks for your co-operation.

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  • April 25, 2019 at 5:28 PM by an anonymous user from Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

    Virgin Media Notice of Policy Updates, is this a scam?

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    • April 25, 2019 at 7:04 PM by info

      Please forward the email to us so we may research it.

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  • April 23, 2019 at 5:27 AM by an anonymous user from Oxford, England, United Kingdom

    Got this today. Is it a hoax?

    "Dear E-mail user
    Your incoming mails were placed on pending status due to the recent upgrade to our database,
    Click Here and re-login to effect the change
    Virginmedia Mail"

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    • April 23, 2019 at 8:43 AM by info

      It is a phishing scam that attempts to steal your credentials and personal information.

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  • April 6, 2019 at 11:05 AM by an anonymous user from Southampton, England, United Kingdom

    I was contacted by someone who had an Eastern accent - told I was in debt and needed to pay up to date. I rang off and questioned Virgin about this. No debt. Where are they getting our phone numbers from? What is Virgin doing to protect our data?

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  • September 20, 2016 at 5:31 AM by an anonymous user from Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom

    I received this email yesterday allegedly from my ex husband. I opened the attachment which appears to be about making money. I tried to send an email back but it wasn't his e mail address.

    I have since confirmed it wasn't sent from him. Can you advise if I put myself at risk by opening the link?

    Thank you

    This is the e mail and link
    Good afternoon Anne

    www.​goizuetaimg.​com/model.​php?stone=​179ddxpq4cgu9csu​

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    • September 20, 2016 at 7:38 AM by info

      Just visting the link will not put your computer or yourself at risk. But, you put yourself at risk if you visit the link, download and install malicious apps or software, or submit your personal or financial information on the website that you are taken to.

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