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Cybercrime - "Earthlink New Email Address Created" is a Phishing Scam

The "Earthlink New Email Address Created" email below is a phishing scam, therefore recipients are asked to delete it. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick Earthlink customers into clicking on it, which goes to a fake and phishing Earthlink website. The phishing website steals Earthlink account credentials (username and password) by asking visitors to sign-in. If the visitors attempt to sign-in, their account username and password will be sent to the cybercriminals, who will use it gain access to their accounts and use them fraudulently.

Cybercrime - Earthlink New Email Address Created is a Phishing Scam
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The "Earthlink New Email Address Created" Phishing Scam

From: "EarthLink"<service@earthlink.net>

Subject: Alert: New Mailbox Created!

Date: May 17, 2018 at 7:15:40 AM MDT

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New Mailbox Created

Dear Customer ,

You recently created the new email address billymoore001@earthlink.net through EarthLink's ®MyAccount page.

If you or someone on your behalf did not create this new email address, Click Here to delete it on your MyAccount page.

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To delete the new email address:

Under "Email Profiles," select the email address you wish to delete

Click the "Delete" option next to the email address

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This is an Administrative Message from EarthLink. It is not spam. From time to time, EarthLink will send you such messages in order to communicate important information about your subscription.

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Earthlink customers who have been tricked by this phishing scam are asked to contact Earthlink for help.

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Cybercrime - "Earthlink New Email Address Created" is a Phishing Scam