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AOL Password Reset Scams Sent by Cybercriminals

AOL users who have received emails like the one below, which claim their passwords were recently reset are asked not to click on the link in them. The is because the fake emails are phishing scams being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to steal their potential victims' AOL account credentials. Therefore, AOL users who have been tricked by the fake and phishing emails are asked to change their password immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently.

AOL Password Reset Scams Sent by Cybercriminals
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A AOL Password Reset Scam

From: AOL <admin@Outlook.com>

Sent: Sun, Sep 29, 2019 10:11 am

Subject: Aol password reset

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Hi,

Your AOL password was reset using the email address [] on Sunday, september 29, 2019 at 5:24pm (MDT).

Operating system: Mac OS X

Browser: Chrome

IP address: 97.123.28.2

Estimated location: Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO, US

If you did this, you can safely disregard this email.

If you didn't do this, please secure your account, By sending this code:26556 . From here.

Thanks,

The AOL Security Team

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