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Beware of "Blockchain Suspicious Login Attempt Notification" Phishing Scam

2017-10-25T06:17:34 -  +
Beware of "Blockchain Suspicious Login Attempt Notification" Phishing Scam

Blockchain users, beware! Scammers or cybercriminals are attempting to steal your account credentials. The Scammers or cybercriminals are doing this by sending fake emails like the one below to potential victims, which ask them to click on a link in them that goes to a fake or phishing Blockchain website that will steal their Blockchain account credentials.

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The "Blockchain Suspicious Login Attempt Notification" Phishing Email

From: Blockchain <ogrrkyho@www.ilsoledemexico.com>

Date: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 4:48 AM

Subject: Suspicious Login Attempt Notification

[image: Blockchain Logo] ACTION NEEDED!

For the protection of your Blockchain wallet, our advanced Anti-Fraud protection system has noticed unusual activity and your account has been suspended from any further access. Your Blockchain account password was entered incorrectly 8 times from an unrecognized

IP address:24.07.296.747

In order to erase this lock, please login to your Blockchain online account and complete a verification procedure. All the information is securely encrypted ensuring that your credentials remain safe.

Restore your Wallet

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The link in the fake email goes to a fake Blockchain website located at hxxps://blockchafn.info. The legitimate website is located at https://www.blockchain.com/. This is why Blockchain account holders should never click on a link in an email message to sign into their accounts. They should go directly to https://www.blockchain.com/ and sign-in from there instead.

Blockchain account holders who have been tricked by the scam are asked to attempt to change their passwords and contact Blockchain for help.

To help protect their accounts against phishing scams Blockchain account holders can enable 2-Step-Verification on their accounts. This is an extra layer of security that will prevent cybercriminals from gaining access to their accounts even if they have stolen their account credentials. Click here for help enabling 2-Step-Verification.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

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  • Posted: Mar 12, 2018 at 3:22 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Blockchain Support Center
    Date: March 12, 2018 at 12:17:42 PM PDT
    Subject: Suspicious Login Attempt Notification

    Blockchain-Logo-Blue6.png

    For the protection of your Blockchain wallet, our advanced Anti-Fraud protection system has noticed unusual activity and your account has been suspended from any further access.

    Your Blockchain account password was entered incorrectly 8 times from an unrecognized device.

    IP address: 212.190.77.153
    Browser: Safari
    Operation System: Mac OS X

    In order to erase this lock, please login to your Blockchain online account and complete a verification procedure.
    All the information is securely encrypted ensuring that your credentials remain safe.

    Restore your Wallet

    King regards,
    Blockchain
    © 2017 BLOCKCHAIN LUXEMBOURG S.A. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED."

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 6, 2018 at 3:33 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: Blockchain
    Date: 31 December 2017 at 16:38
    Subject: Unauthorized Log In Attempt

    An attempt to login to your blockchain.info wallet was made from an unknown browser. please confirm the following details are correct:

    Time: 2017-12-31 16:24:20
    IP Address: 95.167.116.116
    Browser: Safari
    Operating System: Mac OS X

    Please Check the IP address and browser carefully. If the above details are not correct, click the following link to secure your wallet immediately.

    If this login attempt was not made by you, it means someone visited your wallet login page from an unrecognized browser. It may be an indication you have been the target of a phishing attempt. Click on the above link to secure your wallet, but if you are aware of this login attempt, then neglect the update.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 6, 2018 at 3:31 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Forwarded Message --------
    Subject: Authorize log-in attempt
    Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2017 16:40:53 0000
    From: Blockchain
    Reply-To: Blockchain

    Blockchain Logo Authorize Log In Attempt
    An attempt to login to your blockchain wallet was made from an unknown browser. Please confirm the following details are correct:

    Time: 2017-12-31 6:42:23
    IP Address: 185.23.123.86
    Browser: Chrome
    Operating System: Windows 10

    Please check the IP address and browser carefully. If the above details are correct, click the following link to approve the request.
    AUTHORIZE LOG IN
    If this login attempt was not made by you it means someone visited your wallet login page from an unrecognised browser. It may be an indication you have been the target of a phishing attempt and might want to consider moving your funds to a new wallet.
    Your Wallet ID: Unknown
    Use your unique Wallet ID to log into your Blockchain wallet.

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