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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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  • August 27, 2019 at 9:45 AM by an anonymous user from London, England, United Kingdom

    Yesp, I just had this. I clicked on the button to confirm I didn't want a credit increase before thinking it might be a scam. Do I need to do anything?

    remove

    • August 27, 2019 at 11:24 AM by info

      After clicking the link, did you enter any information on the page you were taken to? If not, then you are ok, otherwise, let us know what you have entered.

      remove

  • July 12, 2019 at 12:06 PM by info

    "From: Argos - Limit <noreply.3141@argos-co.uk>

    Sent: 12 July 2019 15:19

    Subject: Re: Increase limit - 12/07/2019

    Αrgοs

    Thanks for using Αrgοs,

    Automatic credit limit increase

    We are in the process of increasing your credit limit by £450.00, but would like you to confirm you agree with this decision.

    Cancel limit Confirm limit

    We want you to stay safe online, every time. Any details we hold on you are protected by our strict Privacy and cookies policies.

    2019 Αrgοs"

    Here is another scam.

    remove

    • July 26, 2019 at 9:55 PM by an anonymous user from Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines

      Yup, had same.

      "Αrgοs

      Thanks for using Αrgοs,

      Automatic credit limit increase

      We are in the process of increasing уоur credit limit by £350.00, but would like уоu tо confirm уоu agree with this decision.

      Cancel limit Confirm limit

      We want уоu tо stay ѕаfе online, every time. Any details we hold on уоu are protected by our strict Privacy and cookies policies.

      © 2019. All Rights Reserved."

      remove

  • 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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The "Argos Credit Limit Increase" Phishing Scam