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Beware of "Amazon Order Confirmation Cancellation" Phishing Scam

2018-08-06T19:07:55 -  +
Beware of "Amazon Order Confirmation Cancellation" Phishing Scam

The email below with the subject "Amazon Order Confirmation," is a fake and phishing scam that is being sent by scammers and not by Amazon. The scam has been created to steal Amazon users' username and password, by attempting to trick them into clicking on the link within it, which will take them to a fake Amazon web page. The fake web page will then ask Amazon users to sign-in with their username and password. But, any information entered on the fake web page will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the scam, who will use it to hijack the victims' accounts.

It is recommended that Amazon customers go directly to www.amazon.com to sign into their accounts, instead of clicking on a link in an e-mail message.

The Phishing Amazon Email Message

From: Amazon Order

Sent: Sunday, August 5, 2018 4:24 PM

To: zz_rider1160@msn.com

Subject: Amazon Order Confirmation

Amazon.com

Amazon Order Confirmation

Hello ,

Your Amazon account was used to buy a 200$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associated with that Amazon account on Jully 29, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)

If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should Verify Your Information as soon as possible account page at :

Cancel The Order

Details

Order #111-0298450-2568547

Email delivery: Saturday,Jully 29, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)

Estimated delivery is in 5 minutes, but may be delayed in rare circumstances. Learn more.

Your Orders

Send gift card(s) to: Nathalie.louis@hotmail.com

Total Before Tax: $200.00

Order Total: $200.00

Sincerely,

We hope to see you again soon.

Amazon.com

The links in the email message go to a fake Amazon web page. The website that is hosting the fake Amazon page that appears to be a legitimate website, but has been compromised by hackers, who have put the bogus Amazon web page on it.

Remember, never click on a link in an email message to sign-in or log into your Amazon account, and always look at your web browser's address bar to ensure that you are on Amazon's website and not some other fake or phishing website.

If you have already submitted your information on the fake Amazon web page, please change your Amazon password immediately, because, with your Amazon's username and password, the scammers will hijack your account.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

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  • Posted: Oct 5, 2018 at 2:24 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

    What if I clicked on the email..I actually do not remember. Will changing my password be enough?

    delete


    • Posted: Oct 5, 2018 at 2:45 PM by info

      Nothing will happen, unless you attempt to sign into the website you have been taken to. And, if you did attempt to sign-in, yes, change your password.

      delete


  • Posted: Sep 15, 2018 at 8:48 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Lorain, Ohio, United States

    I knew this was a scam because I don't even have an Amazon account. Usually I like to reply to these scams by sending the email back with a picture of a baby giving the finger.

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 7, 2018 at 2:57 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Seattle, Washington, United States

    I get these all the time. Time to get serious and demand an answer from someone. Anyone!

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 6, 2018 at 2:18 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Arlington, Texas, United States

    If I had a physical address in the US or Canada, I would drive there and deliver a load of Texas justice. The scammer would have to have his diaper changed every time the word computer was spoken afterward. Come on, one of you computer geniuses; a little input here?

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 6, 2018 at 6:40 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Waves, North Carolina, United States

    What we need is to be able to send a virus back to the scammers and blow up their computer.

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 27, 2018 at 6:31 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

    Glad I found this website. I was so worried about my credit card getting compromised again!

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 24, 2018 at 10:15 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- -- -- --
    From: Amazon Order
    Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:33:02 PM
    Subject: Amazon Order Confirmation

    Amazon.com
    Amazon Order Confirmation

    Hello ,

    Your Amazon account was used to buy a 200$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associated with that Amazon account on August 20, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)
    If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should Verify Your Information as soon as possible account page at :

    Cancel The Order
    Details
    Order #111-0298450-2568547
    Email delivery: Monday,August 20, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)
    Estimated delivery is in 5 minutes, but may be delayed in rare circumstances. Learn more.

    Your Orders

    Send gift card(s) to: Nathalie.louis@hotmail.com
    Total Before Tax: $200.00

    Order Total: $200.00

    Sincerely,

    We hope to see you again soon.
    Amazon.com

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 21, 2018 at 9:25 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Amazon Order
    Sent: Sunday, August 19, 2018 7:10 PM
    Subject: Amazon Order Confirmation

    Amazon.com
    Amazon Order Confirmation

    Hello ,

    Your Amazon account was used to buy a 200$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associated with that Amazon account on Jully 29, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)

    If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should Verify Your Information as soon as possible account page at :

    Cancel The Order

    Details
    Order #111-0298450-2568547
    Email delivery: Saturday,Jully 29, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)
    Estimated delivery is in 5 minutes, but may be delayed in rare circumstances. Learn more.

    Your Orders

    Send gift card(s) to:
    Total Before Tax: $200.00

    Order Total: $200.00

    Sincerely,

    We hope to see you again soon.
    Amazon.com"

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 20, 2018 at 3:58 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Makawao, Hawaii, United States

    My 79 year old mother was sent this EXACT scamming/ phishing email. I am so glad she thought to stop and ask me to check.
    Nathalie.louis@hotmail.com should be removed from hotmail immediately and I wish we had a way of finding the source!

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 19, 2018 at 10:28 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Denver, Colorado, United States

    This is exactly word for word the same email I got, lol. These damn bums man! get a job already!!!

    Funny thing is what made me question it is said July 29th Saturday. July 29th was a Sunday and they spelled July "Jully" -Idiots!!!

    Thanks for posting this though :)

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 16, 2018 at 6:45 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "This is the second one of these I have had in the past week.


    Thanks!


    From: Amazon Order
    Sent: August 15, 2018 11:47 PM
    To: deeofcanada@hotmail.com
    Subject: Amazon Order Confirmation

    Amazon.com
    Amazon Order Confirmation
    Hello ,
    Your Amazon account was used to buy a 200$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associated with that Amazon account on Jully 29, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)

    If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should Verify Your Information as soon as possible account page at :


    Cancel The Order

    Details
    Order #111-0298450-2568547
    Email delivery: Saturday,Jully 29, 2018 at 4:42:11 PM (GMT)
    Estimated delivery is in 5 minutes, but may be delayed in rare circumstances. Learn more.

    Your Orders

    Send gift card(s) to: Nathalie.louis@hotmail.com
    Total Before Tax: $200.00

    Order Total: $200.00

    Sincerely,

    We hope to see you again soon.
    Amazon.com"

    delete


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