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"EarthLink Your Account Has Been Deactivated" Phishing Scam

EarthLink customers, be aware of "EarthLink Your Account Has Been Deactivated" emails like the one below. The fake email which claims the recipients' need to verify their accounts in order to avoid deactivation, is a phishing scam being sent by cyber-criminals. The phishing email tricks EarthLink customers replying with their account credentials (usernames and passwords) and personal information. But, remember, Earthlink will never request their customers' account credentials, and will never ask their customers to send their personal information via an email message.

EarthLink Your Account Has Been Deactivated Phishing Scam
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The "EarthLink Your Account Has Been Deactivated" Phishing Scam

From: EarthLink Support <mysecurityservice@earthlink.net>

Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:53 AM

Subject: EarthLink Billing Support : Your Account Has Been Deactivated

EarthLink

Espanol

Alert: Your EarthLink Account Has Been Deactivated

Dear Subscriber,

Due To Multiple Payment Rejected , We Have Decided To Deactivate Your EarthLink Account For The Following Problems Below.

Your Bank Has Denied Our Request For Payment Due To :

YOUR CARD HAS BEEN DECLINED BY YOUR BANK

YOUR BILLING ADDRESS DOES NOT EXIST

YOUR PIN DOES NOT MATCH OUR RECORDS

We Will Be Forced To Terminate Your Webmail Access And Your Email Content Will Be Deleted If You Do Not Click The Link Below And Make Payment With Another Card In 24hrs Of Receiving This Message.

You Will Not Be Allowed To Reconnect , Signup For A New Account If Your Current EarthLink Account Is Suspended .

Please Delete And Cancel This Message If You Will Like To Disconnect and Deactivate Your EarthLink Account/Webmail Permanently Or CLICK HERE AND MAKE PAYMENT WITH ANOTHER CARD Immediately.

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IMPORTANT WARNING:

Click The Link Above

Login With Your Email Address

Confirm Your Billing Address

Add New Card

Submit For Processing

If you are tricked by the scam, please change your EarthLink password immediately and contact them for help.

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"EarthLink Your Account Has Been Deactivated" Phishing Scam