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Beware of "Your Western Union(WU) Account Online Access is Due to Expire" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "Your Western Union(WU) Account Online Access is Due to Expire" Phishing Scam

Western Union users who have received emails like the one below, which claim their accounts are due to expire, are asked not to click on the links in them. This is because the emails are fakes and the links in them go to a phishing website that steals Western Union account credentials. The phishing website steals account credentials by tricking visitors into signing in. Once the visitors attempt to sign-in, their credentials will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. And, once the cybercriminals have received the stolen credentials, they will use it to gain access to their potential victims' accounts and use the accounts fraudulently.

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The "Your Western Union(WU) Account Online Access is Due to Expire" Phishing Scam

From: Western Union <ID8514218@dolphin-ic.com>

Subject: You Have an Important Notification | Reference No. WU6281074

Date: 19 October 2017 at 15:53:59 CEST

Dear (WU) Customer,

To confirm your Western Union online account, You must Sign On before Oct 22, 2017.

For your security, your WU account online access is due to expire if you have not Signed on by the date above.

You can access your Western Union Online Profile at:

Regards,

WUMT Customer Service

2017 Western Union Union - All rights reserved

This is why Western Union users should never click on a link in an email message, social media post or text message to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go directly to https://www.westernunion.com/ and sign-in from there. After signing in, all important notifications will be displayed to them, if there is any.

Western Union users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their password and contact the Western Union for help.

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Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

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