"You Must Update Your AOL Login And Billing Information" Scam

You Must Update Your AOL Login And Billing Information Scam

The email message below with the subject: "You Must Update Your AOL Login And Billing Information," which claims the recipients should update their AOL login and billing information is a phishing scam created to steal AOL usernames and passwords. The email message was not sent by AOL, but by cyber-criminals, whose intentions are to gain access to the potential victims' email accounts and use them for malicious or fraudulent purposes.

The "You Must Update Your AOL Login And Billing Information" Scam

From: AOL Billing Security Service <ikjvfty7876tyh765drtcfy@telus.net>

Date: April 3, 2018 at 11:41:18 PM MDT

Subject: You Must Update Your AOl Login And Billing Information


Update Your AOL Account


You must re-activate your aol email and billing information.

Update Now

Continue to access all the features you love - email, news, videos, and more - without interference by the update before March 25, 2018. Thank you for using the aol service.


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The link in the email message goes to a fake AOL website in an attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If the potential victims enter their AOL usernames and passwords on the fake website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack the victims' accounts.

Therefore, AOL users who have received email messages like the one above, should go directly to their email accounts instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is anything wrong with their accounts, it will be shown to them after signing in.

Now, AOL users who were tricked by phishing scams should change their passwords immediately.

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"You Must Update Your AOL Login And Billing Information" Scam