"Sign-In Attempt was Blocked for your Linked Account" Scam

Online users who have received the fake "Sign-In Attempt was Blocked for your Linked Account" email below, which claims that someone just used your password to try to sign into your profile and services, are asked not to follow the instructions in the email. This is because the email is a scam that has links that go to phishing or fake websites that steal account, personal and financial information.

Sign-In Attempt was Blocked for your Linked Account Scam
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The "Sign-In Attempt was Blocked for your Linked Account" Scam

From: Reminder <fxzyf@mail2gloria.com>

Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:44 AM

Subject: Security alert for your linked profile

Your profile is listed as the recovery email for @sbcglobal.net. Don't recognize this account? click here.

Sign-in attempt was blocked for your linked account

@sbcglobal.net

Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your profile.

CHECK ACTIVITY

You received this email to let you know about important changes to your profile and services.

© 2018 sbcglobal.net., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

Online users who have been tricked by the phishing email are asked to change their passwords and check their accounts for discrepancies.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 5:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany

    Received this scam:

    "Security alert for your linked account ID 8131

    Accounts <3ddiane.haneydd@identix.com>

    To:@bellsouth.net

    ‎May‎ ‎25 at ‎5‎:‎07‎ ‎AM

    Your account is listed as the recovery email for @bellsouth.net. Don't recognize this profile? click here.

    Sign-in attempt was blocked for your linked account @bellsouth.net

    Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your profile.

    CHECK ACTIVITY

    You received this email to let you know about important changes to your profile and services.

    © 2019 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA"

  • October 18, 2018 at 12:17 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "iPhone" <gord.cousins@nili.ca>

    Date: October 11, 2018 at 9:25:30 PM PDT

    Subject: Sign-in attempt was blocked

    AppleLogo

    Sign-in attempt was blocked for your linked account.

    Your account will be temporarily limited until you confirm your account information."

  • October 16, 2018 at 8:02 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Notification <dharmashastra@zz169.net>

    Date: 16 October 2018 at 00:18:53 BST

    Subject: Security alert for your linked account #25717

    Your account is listed as the recovery email for . Don't recognize this account? click here.

    Sign-in attempt was blocked for your account

    Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your account.

    CHECK ACTIVITY"

  • August 17, 2018 at 9:53 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Service <corylin@meltzermandl.com>

    Sent: 17 August 2018 22:51

    Subject: Critical alert for your linked account ID 98483

    Your account is listed as the recovery email for . Don't recognize this profile? click here.

    Sign-in attempt was blocked for your account

    Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your profile.

    CHECK ACTIVITY"

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