Warning! "Equifax Confirm Stolen Account Data" Emails are Scams

Warning! Equifax Confirm Stolen Account Data Emails are Scams

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Online users, if you have received emails like the one below, asking you to confirm your stolen Equifax account data please delete them, and do not follow the instructions in them. This is because the emails are phishing scams created by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into visiting phishing websites that steal account credentials, personal and financial information.

The "Equifax Confirm Stolen Account Data" Phishing Email

From: "Equifax Fruad Dept." <48547412.6758907556F751EE58C97Anpohpsjkmmp @ukfkdefzety .com>

Date: November 30, 2017 at 1:51:46 PM EST

Subject: Confirm Stolen Account Data

***THIS IS A MESSAGE FOR ALL EQUIFAX CUSTOMERS***

AFTER THE RECENT DATA BREACH

WE FOUND THAT HACKERS CAPTURED DATA FROM YOUR FILE

PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO CONFIRM WHAT INFORMATION WAS STOLEN FROM YOU

THE SOONER YOU GET THE RESULTS FROM THE SCAN THE BETTER YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF

With so many people fearful their information has been exposed by the Equifax Data Breach, and if they are at risk due to the Equifax data breach or hack, cybercriminals are going to take advantage of that fear by tricking their potential victims into disclosing their personal and financial information. Therefore, consumers are asked to be aware of fake emails, text messages or phone calls from cybercriminals offering to help, or asking for their information determine whether they have been affected by the Equifax hack or to help them protect themselves.

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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Warning! "Equifax Confirm Stolen Account Data" Emails are Scams