AOL Tech Fortress 2020 Mailbox Outdated Scam

AOL Tech Fortress 2020 Mailbox Outdated Scam

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The "AOL Tech Fortress 2020 Mailbox Outdated" email message below is a phishing scam. The phishing email message is being sent by cybercriminals to trick AOL users into clicking on the link in it. The link in the email message goes to a fake AOL website that will ask visitors to sign-in. Once visitors attempt to sign into the fake website with their AOL user names and passwords, the information will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the phishing scam.

The "AOL Tech Fortress 2020 Mailbox Outdated" Scam

From: AOL Mail Team - garzagerardo@prodigy.net.mx

Date: 6 January 2020 at 09:40:32 GMT

Subject: AOL Tech Fortress @2020

AOL MAIL.

Dear User,

Our record indicates that your mailbox is outdated due to it has almost reached the limit to which it could receive and send mails. Kindly renew you mailbox by following the instruction given below in order to avoid mailbox termination.

Click AOL Tech Fortress to renew your mailbox. Complete this survey and avoid mailbox termination. Also, new mails would be delivered to your mailbox without any further interceptions.

Thank you for being a loyal AOL member.

Sincerely,

AOL Security Team.

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©2020 Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen AOL usernames and passwords, they will use it to hijack their potential victims’ accounts and use the accounts fraudulently. This is why AOL user should never click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to http://mail.aol.com/ and sign-in from there. If there is someone that needs to be done their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.

AOL users who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their AOL account passwords, check their accounts for discrepancies, and contact AOL for help if any is found.

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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  • January 8, 2020 at 3:28 PM by info

    elopezmata@prodigy.net.mx is the email address I got one from.

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