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Date Reported: 12th August 2010 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
Email Subject:
 AOL Mail Account Security Alert
Apparent Sender:
 AOL Whats this?
Return Address: Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content:
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Anchor text of URLs:
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 Location not available Whats this?
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  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at AOL by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • AOL never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • The anchor text appears as a legitimate URL, but don't be fooled - clicking on it will take you to a phishing site!


Dear AOL Email User,

During our regularly scheduled account
maintenance and verification procedures,
we have detected a slight error in your
account information.
To securely confirm your personal information
please click on the link bellow:

Confirm Your AOL Account and Security
Questions now to enjoy the benefits of
new face webmail to avoid identity theft and
fraudulent activities on
your account.

Note: We will be upgradi...

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