Beware, amazon.com account information phishing email going around

by oneafrikan on October 26, 2007

Firefox just saved me from entering my account information into a site that Phishes for details, which is super cool. The site I was sent to was recognised by Firefox as being a “bad” site… It also makes me more sympathetic to other people that have done the same thing…

Here’s the email for your information:

Dear valued Amazon.com member,

It has come to our attention that your Amazon.com account information needs to be
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to
reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into
any future problems with the online service.

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
Please update your records on or before

October 28, 2007.

Once you have updated your account records, your Amazon.com session will not be
interrupted and will continue as normal.

 
To update your Amazon.com records click on the following link:
 
http://www.Amazon.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run

Thank You.
Amazon.com Update Team

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periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.

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User Agreement if you have any questions.

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