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AOL Notification: Account Update Needed



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Date Reported: 26th August 2009 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
Email Subject:
 AOL Notification: Account Update Needed
Apparent Sender:
 AOL.Com  Whats this?
Return Address: Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content:
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1) Update Your Account Informetion Whats this?
 Location not available Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at AOL.Com by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

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


Dear Valued Member,

We were unable to process your most recent
payment. Did you recently change your bank,
phone number or credit card?

To ensure that your service is not
interrupted, please update your billing
information today by clicking Update Your
Account Informetion. Or call AOL Member
Services toll-free at 1-877-773-4462. We're
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a

If you have recently updated your billing
information, please disregard this message

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