The "AOL Mail Reset Confirmation" Phishing Scam
From: "AOL" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 17 December 2018 at 11:16:22 GMT
Subject: Mail Reset Confirmation
Thanks for contacting AOL
We received a request to reset your AOL account. All Saved Mails, Documents & Folders will be erased from your account after 24hrs.
To complete reset, please click the button below:
If you did not make this request, we recommend that you cancel reset, please click the button below:
Thanks for using AOL!
The AOL Help Team
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AOL users who have already received the phishing email message, and who have followed the instructions in it, are asked to change their AOL account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked by cybercriminals and used fraudulently.
AOL users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://www.aol.com and sign-in from there. They will be notified of important changes or alerts after signing in if there is any.
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