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Beware of "AOL Mailbox on Hold" Phishing Scam

2018-02-28T04:20:36 -  +
Beware of "AOL Mailbox on Hold" Phishing Scam

The "AOL Mailbox on Hold" email below is a phishing scam. Therefore, AOL users who have received the same email are asked to delete it and not follow the instructions in it. The phishing scam is being sent by cybercriminals to trick AOL users into clicking on the link in it, which goes to a phishing website that steals AOL email account username and password.

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The "AOL Mailbox on Hold" Phishing Scam

From: Mailbox. Administrator

Date: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 4:00 PM

Subject:Mail On Hold!

Dear,

Our Security squad received your Inquiry to terminate your account, We will proceed your request within 2 working days. All features identify with your mailbox will be vanished.

Was this you or someone else, If you don't make the inquiry, Kindly cancel the inquiry to continue using our maintenance

Sign-In to Cancel Inquiry

Yours Sincerely,

A.O.L Support

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://mail.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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