The "Discover Card Account Alert" Phishing Scam

The "Discover Card Account Alert" Phishing Scam

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The fake "Discover Card Account Alert" email below is a phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals. Therefore, online users are asked not to follow the instructions in it. This is because the links in the fake email go to fake Discover website, where visitors will be asked to sign-in. If the visitors attempt to sign-in, their Discover account credentials will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. Once the cybercriminals received the stolen credentials, they will use it to gain unauthorized access to their potential victims' accounts and use the accounts fraudulently.

The "Discover Card Account Alert" Phishing Scam

From: Discover Card <onlineservices@discover.com>

Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:17 AM

To: Recipients

Subject: Account Alert

discover logo

Dear Valued Customer,

Due to recent unfortunate events occurring as claimed by our treasured customers in recent

weeks of their accounts getting compromised, we at Discover Card have decided to

implement a fraud prevention measure to checkmate these unfortunate events from reoccurring.

In order to achieve that we need you to update your data in our database as we also

intend to register your current IP address to ascertain online impersonators.

Click here to proceed.

Note! Failure to comply will lead to online service suspension but in the interest of our valued customers.

Discover Bank Online.

©2019 All Rights Reserved.

Discover customers should never click on links to sign into their accounts. They should always go directly to www.discover.com and sign-in from there. Once they are signed, they will be notified of updates and changes.

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

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  • July 1, 2019 at 9:25 AM by info

    "From: "Discover Card" <concordia@wi.rr.com>

    Date: June 29, 2019 at 1:47:34 AM EDT

    Subject: Important Notification On Your Account

    Discover.com My Account


    Due to a recent security issue your account is temporarily deactivated. You are required to reactivate your online account in less than 24 hours.

    After your activation is completed you can manage your money 24/7, pay bills, transfer money and set up standing orders online. You can also search and print statements.

    Confirm Account

    For your security, you may not be able to use your Discover card or access your account until you have confirmed that the activity above is valid"

    Here is another phishing email.


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The "Discover Card Account Alert" Phishing Scam