Sunday, September 20, 2009
Btinternet Email Account Phishing Scam
The following Email targeting BT Yahoo (Btinternet) users claims that the recipient's account will be suspended if he or she does not reply with account login details within 72 hours (Full commentary below).
Subject: *ACCOUNT VERIFICATION* BT Yahoo logo removed Dear Btinternet Account User, We have temporarily limited all access to sensitive account features. Due to the junk/spam emails you receive daily, we are currently upgrading all email accounts spam filter to limit all unsolicited emails for security reasons and to upgrade our new and improved E-mail account features and enhancements, to ensure you do not experience service interruption. Btinternet also will be shutting down all unused Accounts. You will have to confirm your account by filling out your Login Information below after clicking the reply button, or your account will be suspended within 72 hours for security reasons. * User name: * Password: * Date of Birth: Your failure to provide your e-mail account login details will lead to a temporary disabled of your e-mail account or we will immediately deactivate your e-mail account from our database. Thank you for using Btinternet. Btinternet.com Technical Support Team
So keep your eyes open and think before you respond such mails; Be Ware! It's a Cyber World.