BT Phishing Scams - "Important Message - Important Update about your Account"
May 20, 2015
The fake British Telecommunications (BT) email messages below were sent by cyber-criminals to trick BT customers into clicking on the link within them, which will take them to a fake BT website, where they will be asked to sign into their accounts. The fake website will then send their account credentials or login information to the cyber-criminals behind the fake website and email messages, if they attempt to sign in.
Please continue reading below.
With their victims' credentials, the cyber-criminals will gain access to their victims' accounts, steal money from them and use them in other fraudulent ways.
The Fake British Telecommunications (BT) Emails
From: BT [mailto:email@example.com]
Subject: IMPORTANT MESSAGE
BTMy BT Help.
Important update about your account
Dear BT member,
You won't be able to use certain services until you've updated your BT profile for your most recent service fees.
You can update your card here
You must update your billing information immediately in order to avoid any interruption to your services. You can update your details simply by clicking below.
Go to https://home.bt.com/login/login_verify2
Note that failure to update your card information after reading this message would lead to disruption in services.
Thank you for your co-operation
Managing Director, Sales and Service
Please don't 'reply'
Sorry, we don't check this mailbox. But see the 'Contact us' link below if you need to get in touch.
Dear BT member,
The card details we have on file for your BT Internet service needs to be re-confirmed to bill you for your most recent service fees.Please visit our Account Information pages, located at.
You must update your billing information immediately in order to avoid any interruption to your services.
Click below to update your details.
Note that failure to update your card information after reading this message would affect your next payment due date.
Director of BT Technical Team.
Thank you for your co-operation.
BT Account Support
Warning Code :ID67565434
©2015 BT Team
Remember, never click on a link to sign into your online accounts. Always go directly to the website by typing the website’s name in your browser’s address bar, in this case www.bt.com, and sign into your account from there.
For persons who were tricked into clicking on the link in the fake email ,messages, who were taken the fake website, and who attempted to sign in, please change your BT account password immediately and report the scam to BT.
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