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Beware of "ATT Unusual Sign-in Activity" Phishing Scam

2018-05-01T10:10:47 -  +
Beware of "ATT Unusual Sign-in Activity" Phishing Scam

SBCGlobal ATT users, be aware of the "ATT Unusual Sign-in Activity" email message below, which claim that a request to remove your accounts has been approved and will be initiated. The email messages are phishing scams being sent by cybercriminals to steal SBCGlobal ATT usernames and passwords, by tricking SBCGlobal ATT users into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials.

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The "ATT Unusual Sign-in Activity" Phishing Scam

From: ATTCustomerCare@flpd592.prodigy.net (<ATT Customer Care>)

Subject: Your account will be deactivated

Date: April 16, 2018 at 11:05:07 PM CDT

Reply-To: "US AT&T Subscribers" <support@puffexcalibur.net>, <notification@hurricanelemonade.com>, <ATTCustomerCare@emaildl.att-mail.com>, <today@abt.about.com>

Sbc account

Unusual sign-in activity

This is to inform you that your request on: 16/04/2018 02:37:40.PM. to remove your account @*****.** from ATT Customer Care server has been approved and will initiate in one hour from the exact time you open this message.

Regards.

replying

If this deactivation was not requested by you

Please reply us.

Thank you,

Sbc account

The link in the phishing email message goes to a fake or phishing SBCGlobal ATT website, which will attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If SBCGlobal ATT users attempt to sign into the phishing website with their SBCGlobal ATT usernames and passwords, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack their accounts. The hijacked SBCGlobal ATT accounts will then be used by cybercriminals fraudulently.

Remember, if you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is something wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing in. And, if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your SBCGlobal ATT account is hijacked.

For victims whose accounts have already been hijacked, they should contact SBCGlobal ATT for help.

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  • Posted: Jul 19, 2018 at 7:19 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

    I replied to Matt Unusual Sign-in activity on my Samsung tablet and I can't receive my e-mails. Can I download something to stop this?

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    • Posted: Jul 19, 2018 at 8:28 AM by info

      Contact ATT for help.

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