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The "Blockchain Payment Received" Phishing Scam

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The "Blockchain Payment Received" Phishing Scam

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Blockchain users, the "Blockchain Payment Received" email below is a phishing scam. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals are attempting to steal your account credentials. The cybercriminals are doing this by sending fake emails like the one below to potential victims, which ask them to click on a link in them that goes to a fake or phishing Blockchain website that will steal their Blockchain account credentials.

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The "Blockchain Payment Received" Phishing Email

From: "Blockchain" <norep@block.info>

Date: September 26, 2018 at 2:18:52 PM CDT

Subject: Payment Received

Blockchain Logo

Payment Received

A payment has been received into your Blockchain Wallet. To view the details of your transaction on the block chain, click the link below.

VIEW YOUR TRANSACTION

The link in the fake email goes to a fake Blockchain website.

The legitimate website is located at https://www.blockchain.com/. This is why Blockchain account holders should never click on a link in an email message to sign into their accounts. They should go directly to https://www.blockchain.com/ and sign-in from there instead.

Blockchain account holders who have been tricked by the scam are asked to attempt to change their passwords and contact Blockchain for help.

To help protect their accounts against phishing scams Blockchain account holders can enable 2-Step-Verification on their accounts. This is an extra layer of security that will prevent cybercriminals from gaining access to their accounts even if they have stolen their account credentials. Click here for help enabling 2-Step-Verification.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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