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Beware of "AT&T Mail Account Update Service" Phishing Scams

2017-06-14T15:15:23 -  +
Beware of "AT&T Mail Account Update Service" Phishing Scams

The email message below, which claims recipients' AT&T Mail version is outdated and has expired, is a phishing scam being used to target AT&T customers. The phishing email message, which also claims that if the recipients do not update their information, their accounts will be permanently closed, is being sent by cyber criminals to trick AT&T customers into clicking on the link in it. The link in the email message goes to a fake AT&T website that will ask visitors to sign-in. Once visitors attempt to sign into the fake website with their AT&T credentials, the information will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the phishing scam.

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The "AT&T Mail Account Update Service" Phishing Scam

AT&T Mail Account Update service

Dear,

Your At&t Mail version is outdated and has expired.

Failure to Update to the newest At&t Mail now will result to permanent account closure.

According to provision 17.9 of Terms and Conditions At&t may at anytime terminate its service for accounts.

Please visit The following link to your

Visit ITS Help-Desk Here To validate your mailbox.

Note: Failure to comply within 48hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.

Additional Support

Contact Us - TTY and relay services available.

Protect yourself from fraudulent emails.

Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen AT&T credentials, they will use it to hijack their potential victims’ accounts and use the accounts fraudulently. This is why AT&T customers should never click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://www.att.com/ and sign into their email accounts from there. If there is someone that needs to be done their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.

AT&T customers who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to contact AT&T for help.

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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2017 at 9:35 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Dear User,
    Your At&t/Yahoo Mail version is outdated and has expired.
    Failure to Upgrade to the newest At&t/Yahoo Mail 7 now will result to a permanent account closure.
    According to provision 17.9 of Terms and Conditions, At&t/Yahoo may at any time terminate its services for accounts.
    Visit ITS Help-Desk Here To re-validate your mailbox.

    Note: Failure to comply with 24hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.Thank you!At&t/Yahoo System administrator!
    Final Warning
    At&t/Yahoo"

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 24, 2017 at 10:41 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: At&t/Yahoo [mailto:shealynn.a.balliet@ndus.edu]
    Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 2:32 PM
    Subject: Final Warning !

    Dear User,

    Your At&t/Yahoo Mail version is outdated and has expired.
    Failure to Upgrade to the newest At&t/Yahoo Mail 7 now will result to a permanent account closure.
    According to provision 17.9 of Terms and Conditions, At&t/Yahoo may at anytime terminate its services for accounts.

    Visit ITS Help-Desk Here To re-validate your mailbox .

    Note: Failure to comply with 24hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.Thank you!At&t/Yahoo System administrator!

    Final Warning
    At&t/Yahoo"

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 6, 2017 at 9:26 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    "From: AT&T Customer Service
    Date: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 7:14 AM
    Subject: ACTION REQUIRED :- AT&T Mail Account Update

    my AT&T Account | Support AT&T
    AT&T Mail Account Update service

    Dear,

    Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit is 1 GB, which is
    defined by the administrator, Please visit The following link to your

    E-mail access. Update Now.

    Additional Support

    Contact Us - TTY and relay services available.
    Protect yourself from fraudulent emails."

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 5, 2017 at 8:28 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: AT&T Mail Service
    Date: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 3:58 PM
    Subject: Final Warning

    AT&T
    This mail is an automatic mail from our Engineer Desk department which it needs to be verified by click here and continue to enjoy att.net service
    AT&T MAIL SERVICE

    Powered by Yahoo copyright 2017

    delete


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