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Beware of "DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scams

Beware of "DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scams

DHL customers, please be aware of fake "DHL Shipment Notification" email notifications being sent to potential victims by cyber criminals. The fake email notifications contain links that go to a phishing website that steals DHL account credentials victims, or to a malicious that tricks visitors into downloading fake software that will infect their computers with malware. Therefore, recipients of DHL Shipment email notifications are asked to go directly to DHL’s website at, sign into their accounts and check their shipment status from there instead.

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A Sample of a "DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scam

DHL Shipment Notification from DHL Express
Sun 30/04/2017 16:23


Good day,

This is an arrival notification of your parcel at our local post-office.

Use below portal to download/print DHL-AWB (Receipt) to be submitted to courier agent.

View Document Here

Kindly endeavour to be accurate as possible to reduce time of clearance and recipient confirmation.

Ensure future delivery of our emails in your inbox by adding | © 2017 DHL Express | Customer Service

DHL’s customers who have already been tricked by the phishing scam, are asked to go to, sign into their accounts and change their passwords. If they are unable to change their passwords, they should contact DHL’s customer service or support for help.

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  • Posted: Jan 16, 2018 at 11:26 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Sunnyvale, California, United States

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