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The "Argos Credit Limit Increase" Phishing Scam

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The "Argos Credit Limit Increase" Phishing Scam

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The fake "Argos Credit Limit Increase" email below is a phishing scam being sent to cybercriminals. The link in the fake email goes to phishing website that will ask visitors to sign-in. If the visitors attempt to sign-in, their Argos' credential will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the phishing scam. Once the cybercriminals have gotten hold of the stolen credentials, they will use it to gain access to their victims' accounts and use the accounts fraudulently.

The "Argos Credit Limit Increase" Phishing Scam

From: Argos <billing33@server.antenamalagaradio.com>

Date: 14 November 2018 at 08:10:04 GMT

Cc: billing33@server.antenamalagaradio.com

Subject: Credit limit increase

Argos

Thanks for using Argos,

We are in the process of increasing your credit limit by £500.00, but would like

you to confirm you agree with this decision.

Click the button below and follow the steps

SIGN INTO YOUR ACCOUNT

This is why it is important that Argos customers go directly to www.argos.co.uk and sign into their accounts from there. Once they have signed into their accounts, they will be alerted of important changes or notifications.

Argos customers who have already been tricked are asked to contact Argos for help.

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  • April 13, 2019 at 11:43 AM by an anonymous user from Manchester, England, United Kingdom

    I had a phone SMS about my Argos card credit will be increased.

    We are in the process of increasing your limit by £500.00, but would like you to confirm you agree with this decision. hxxps://members.arqos.log1.co.uk

    I tried to increase it on my argos card and it wasn't successful. Later the link what I tried to follow wasn't lead to catch people who is trying to get your personal details

    remove

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