"Someone Tried To Sign into From another Location" Phishing Scams
Online users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts. They should always go directly to their email accounts' website and sign-in from there. If there is something that they need to do, they will be notified after signing in it.
The "Someone Tried To Sign into From another Location" Phishing Scam
Subject: WARNING!! Someone Tried To Sign into From another Location
Date: Mon 18/09/2017 12:24
From: Webmail Security
Unusual sign-in activity
We detected something unusual about a recent attempt sign-in to your account. For example, you might be signing in from a new location, device, or app.
IP Address: 22.214.171.124
Date: 05/17/2017 1:21 AM (EET)
If you're not sure this was you, a malicious user might be trying to access your account! Please secure your account below.
Review & Secure your account
Remember, the link in the fake message goes to a phishing website that will ask visitors to sign-in with their email account credentials. If the visitors attempt to sign-in, their email account usernames and passwords will be sent to the cyber crimials behind the scam. Once the cyber criminals receive the stolen credentials they will use it to gain access to the visitors' accounts and use them fraudulently.
Online users who have already been tricked by the scam are asked to change their email account password immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently.
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