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New Phishing Scam Targets Verizon Online Customers




Verizon Online has been made aware of a new phishing scam targeting Verizon customers. This scam attempts to lure customers
to a fraudulent web site to input personal information and/or download virus infected programs.

Verizon will never ask you to provide or verify personal or account information by email.

If you receive an e-mail similar to the following example, do not respond or click any links. Please delete it immediately.
Please note the content of the message may vary slightly.

Do not open any attachment, or provide any data, to the web site contained within this report.

Phishing Scam email Fake message


From: VERIZON CUSTOMER CARE
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 11:11 AM
To: xxxxxx@verizon.net
Subject: VERIZON EMAIL SECURITY WARNING!

Dear Customer,
Our security system has detected that your email address has been receiving plenty of Spam,junk and fraudulent emails,
to stop this problem permanently click the link below and log in to your mailbox again for this Spam,junk and fraudulent
emails to be stopped from entering your mailbox.

http://verizonsecurityupdate.sanitized.com/index.html

David xxxxxxx
Customer care


Phishing Scam email Fake message


From: Verizon Technical Service
To: Undisclosed recipients
Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:44 AM
Subject: Important Customer Service Message (CODE:90738-00)


Due to the congestion in all Verizon! users accounts, Verizon! would be shutting down all unused accounts. In order to
avoid the deactivation of your account, you will have to Update your account by clicking or Sign On the below link

Please : Sign On to update your account.
The update requested are for the safety of your Verizon account users.

http://www.sanitized.net/update/account.asp

Verizon Customer Support.
If your account is not updated within 48 hours then your ability to access your account will become restricted.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you

Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: website_error.maintainance@xxxxx.io
X-Brightmail-Tracker: AAAAAxfPzswX0JuXF9ClKQ==
X-Brightmail-Tracker: AAAAAA==

Original-recipient: rfc822;xxxxxx@verizon.net

This email is to inform Verizon Central users that we will be upgrading our site in a couple of days from now.
As such all(webmail.verizon.net) users are required to send us their Email account details so as to enable us
verify if you are still making use of your email box.

Further be informed that we will be deleting all email account that is not functioning so as to speed up our internet
system and create more space for new user. in light of this, you are to send us your email account details which are as follows:

*Verizon Online Username:
*Verizon Online Password:

Be further inform the we will not tamper with your private data or information.

Any email user that refuses to send his/her details within the next three(3) working days of receipt this mail,
we shall intercept his/her mail account.

Thanks for your cooperation
Webmaster Team
Phishing Scam email Fake message

Return-Path:
From: "Verizon"
To: "Verizon"
Subject: Billing Issues
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 12:22:01 -0400

Verizon

Dear Verizon Customer,

We recently detected discrepancies in your payment and security information.

To avoid service suspension, please update your information.

For your protection, we will suspend your access to the entire Verizon
Network (including webmail), if we are unable to verify all required
information.

Click here to
update your information.

We sincerely regret any inconvenience and thank you for choosing Verizon!

PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS E-MAIL. THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS IS USED BY VERIZON
AUTOMATED SYSTEMS AND IS NOT MONITORED.

C 2011 Verizon All Rights Reserved.
Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: VERIZON CUSTOMER CARE ******@verizon.net
Subject: VERIZON EMAIL SECURITY WARNING!
To: *******@verizon.net
Date: Friday, April 1, 2011, 8:16 AM

Dear Customer,
Our security system has detected that your email address has been receiving plenty of
Spam,junk and fraudulent emails, to stop this problem permanently click the link below
and log in to your mailbox again for this Spam,junk and fraudulent emails to be
stopped from entering your mailbox.

(Link Removed)
Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: ***********@VERIZON.NET
To: undisclosed recipients
Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2011 3:54 PM
Subject: Dear E-mail User@verizon.net


Dear E-mail *****@verizon.net

OPEN THE ATTACHMENT IN YOUR MAIL AND FILL
VERIFICATION THE FORM OF YOUR VERIZON ACCOUNT

Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon Team (********)
Sent: Mon, March 21, 2011 3:28:24 PM
Subject: Account Warning !

Dear Verizon Email user,

You have almost exceeded your webmail storage quota. To avoid loosing your
account, please click on the link below
(Link removed)
Please endeavor to respond within the next 24 hours to prevent your
account from deletion.
These measures are part of our security policies and we sincerely
apologize for any inconveniences.
Warning Code: QATO8B52AXX


Best wishes,
Verizon Team


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon Customer care <******@verizon.net>
Subject: Dear email subscriber
To:
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2011, 4:44 PM

Dear email subscriber,

This is to inform you that we are currently updating our database storage facility,
without disconnecting the old Server (ODS7AT) to a new and better Server (NWS70GZ).
We apologize for any inconvenience this will cause you. You have to respond back with the
complete and correct information as advised below and this should be done under 72 hours upon
receipt of this email notification from the webmail help desk unit.

First Name:
Last Name:
Date of Birth:
email:
Username:
Password:
confirm Password:


Respond back as soon as email is received.

Warning!
Account owners who do not update his/her account within 72 hours after receiving this notice,
will have his/her account deactivated and will not be able to make use of the account any longer. In this case.
Thank you for using our webmail.

2010 Communications Corporation. All rights reserved.


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon Support Center
To: undisclosed recipients
Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2011 12:13 PM
Subject: [Norton AntiSpam]Verizon Email Warning Alert !!!

Verizon E-Mail Account Users,

Your Verizon mailbox has exceeded the saver storage limit which is 16GB as set by your
administrator,you are currently running on 18.9GB,you may not be able to send or
receive new mail until you re-validate your Verizon mailbox. And your Verizon mailbox
has to be upgraded to our New F-Secure R HTK4S anti-virus/anti-Spam version 2011 to prevent damage to your mail login and your important files.
You are required to do this within the next 24 hours of receipt of this email or your
database will be erased and De-activated from our database.

To re-validate your mailbox please send your

Verizon User-name:
E-Mail Password:
Date of Birth: ..
Deactivate Account:.......... or
Keep Account Active:..........
Alternate email:.........

We apologies for the inconvenience that this will cause you during this period
Thanks
Verizon System Administrator
Verizon Admin webmaster


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon Billing [mailto:***********@att.net]
Sent: Friday, March 04, 2011 2:26 PM
To: undisclosed recipients:
Subject: Verizon Account Update

Dear VERIZON Subscriber, We are currently verifying our subscribers
email accounts in order to increase the Efficiency of our webmail features.

For your Information, We are having technical problems updating our
Database; As to this result we Lost information of Most of our Account
Subscribers.

We are using this medium to update our Database and want you to Kindly act
as instructed.

You must Reply to this email by Confirming your account details below,

UserName:
Password:
Zip Code:

Failure to do this will immediately render your email address deactivated
from our database.

We Sincerely apologize for any inconveniences.

Thanks for using VERIZON.

Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon Billing suppor.verizon4796@xxx.net
Sent: Fri, March 4, 2011 2:25:10 PM
Subject: Verizon Account Update

Dear VERIZON Subscriber, We are currently verifying our subscribers
email accounts in order to increase the Efficiency of our webmail features.

For your Information, We are having technical problems updating our
Database; As to this result we Lost information of Most of our Account
Subscribers.

We are using this medium to update our Database and want you to Kindly act
as instructed.

You must Reply to this email by Confirming your account details below,

UserName:
Password:
Zip Code:

Failure to do this will immediately render your email address deactivated
from our database.

We Sincerely apologize for any inconveniences.

Thanks for using VERIZON.


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From:verizoncustomercarecenter[mailto:verizon.customercare@xxxxxxxx.hu]
Sent: Saturday, February 26, 20114:46 AM
To: verizon.customercare@xxxxxxxx.hu
Subject: YOUR VERIZON E-MAIL ACCOUNT

dear client,

we are sorry to inform you thatyour verizon e-mail account which has
already deprived from some verizon services will be suspended in seven
days, due to some practices that offends our terms and conditions. In
order to maintain your account please confirm it by filling the
information below:

Full name:
Gender:
Age:
Verizon email account:
Password:
Telephone number:

For more information contact our customer care at
verizon.customercare@xxxxxxxx.hu or visit our website www.verizon.net.
The inormation provided in this e-mail is intended for the view and use of
verizon subscribers only.

(c) 2011 Verizon Intellectual Property. All rights reserved.

Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon
To: xxxxxxx
Sent: Thu, March 3, 2011 9:54:20 AM
Subject: 1 New Alert Message

Dear Verizon Customer,

Please login to your Verizon Account and visit the Message Center section in order to read
the message.

http://xxxxxx.xxxxx.net/photo/www22.verizon.com/

Use of Verizon websites is subject to user compliance with our Website Terms of Use
(c) 2011 Verizon All Rights Reserved


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: Verizon
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 10:27 AM
Subject: Billing Issues

Dear Verizon Customer,

We recently detected discrepancies in your payment, address and security information.
To avoid service suspension, please update your information.
For your protection, we will suspend your access to the entire Verizon Network (including webmail),
if we are unable to verify all required information.

Click here to update your information.
(http://xxxxxx.jp/admin/verizon/MyAccount/UserManagement/Login/)

We sincerely regret any inconvenience and thank you for choosing Verizon!

PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS E-MAIL. THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS IS USED BY VERIZON AUTOMATED SYSTEMS AND IS NOT MONITORED.

2011 Verizon All Rights Reserved


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: WEBTEAM MASTER VERIZON
Date: Feb 25, 2011
Subject: VERIFICATION OF VERIZON ACCOUNT!!
To: undisclosed recipients:;

Dear E-mail User, @verizon_web

we have temporarily limited all access to sensitive account features in ourE-mail accounts.
In order to restore your account access, you need to reply tothis email immediately with your

username :( ) and password :( ).

Due to much junk/spam emails you receive daily, we are currently upgrading all email accounts
spam filter to limit unsolicited emails for security reasons and to upgrade our newly improved
E-mail account features to ensure you do notexperience service interruption. You must reply to
this email immediately with your user name and password toenable us upgrades your E-mail Account properly.
A confirmation link will be send to you for the Re-Activation of your e-mail Account, as soon as we
received your response and you are to Click on the"Confirm E-mail" link on your mail
Account box and then enter this confirmation number: 1265-6778-8250-8393-5729.

Thanks for Your Understanding.
Technical Support Copyright 2011.


Phishing Scam email Fake message

From: "verizon"
Verizon :Notice!

Dear customer,

Thank you for choosing Verizon.

Please update your billing information.
Visit our secure server by clicking the hyperlink below :
Link Removed The link may expire within 48 hours!

Copyright 1999- 2010 Verizon, All Right reserved.



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