The "American Express Platform Underwent Security Update" Phishing Scam

American Express users, the "Platform Underwent Security Update" email below is being sent by cybercriminals to potential victims, with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting personal and financial information. American Express will never send their users an email message with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting personal, financial or account information. Therefore, American Express users are asked to delete email messages with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting the same information.

The American Express Platform Underwent Security Update Phishing Scam
Advertisement

Also, they should not follow the instructions in the phishing email messages, and if they are in doubt or uncertain about an email message that they have received, they should contact American Express Customer Support for help verifying the email message authenticity.

The "American Express Platform Underwent Security Update" Phishing Scam

From: American Express [mailto:AmericanExpress@aemsr.com]

Sent: Monday, August 05, 2019 11:37 AM

To: americanexpress@aemsr.com

Subject: Reminder - Notice concerning your Account

In regards to Holder,

Account®

80803

Online service platform underwent security update by our Online Team.

Howerver, unusual concerns were generated on your profile at the completion of update.

We advise that cardmember complete this validation task by confirming what is on record with us.

- Here -

See attached for web form.

Take a moment to download and complete this form.

Thank you for your continued Membership

American Express Online Team.

Check the comment section below for additional information, share what you know, or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. And, to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search Search engine.

Note: Some of the information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
Would you share this article with others?  +

DonateHelp maintain Online Threat Alerts (OTA).

Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews

There are no comments as yet, please leave one below or revisit.

To protect your privacy, please do not post or remove sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews. NB: We will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users. That location is not enough to find you.

Your comment, answer, or review will be set as anonymous because you are not signed in. An anonymous comment, answer, or review cannot be edited or deleted, therefore, review it carefully before posting. Sign-in.

Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review

Recommendation / Advertisement
The "American Express Platform Underwent Security Update" Phishing Scam