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The "American Express Confirm Recent Activities On Your Account" Phishing Scam

The fake "American Express Confirm Recent Activities On Your Account" email message below, which appears to be a security report alert that claims the recipients should confirm receive activities on their accounts, is just one of the many phishing scams created by cybercriminals to trick American Express customers into clicking on the link within it. The link goes to a phishing website (a fake American Express website) that steals online account credentials when visitors attempt to sign into it.

The American Express Confirm Recent Activities On Your Account Phishing Scam
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American Express cardholders are asked never to click on a link in an email message to access to their accounts. They should instead, go directly to the American Express website (www.americanexpress.com) and sign into their accounts from there. If there is something wrong or there is something that they need to with their accounts or cards, they will be notified after signing in.

The "American Express Confirm Recent Activities On Your Account" Scam

From: American Express

Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:19 AM

Subject: Confirm Recent Activities On Your Account

Confirm you've received your Card today

ACCOUNT ENDING: *****

Security Alert

Dear Customer,

Kindly confirm recent activities on your account to make sure your account is not been accessed by an unauthorized third party.

Confirm activities below to continue to your American Express account.

Confirm Activities

Click to access the Amex website confirmation portal.

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  • December 31, 2018 at 5:58 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: American Express <michael502@wsu.edu>

    Sent: Friday, December 28, 2018 12:17 AM

    Subject: Confirm Your Transaction

    Confirm Your Recent Transactions

    For your security:

    Hello,

    You have a pending charge on your account, kindly confirm your login credentials and card security codes to access your account online.

    Login after the verification process to ensure all your transactions are accurate.

    Confirm Credentials Here

    Thank you for choosing American Express.

    American Express Customer Care"

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The "American Express Confirm Recent Activities On Your Account" Phishing Scam