Fake emails purporting to be from Amazon have been sent to thousands of Christmas shoppers around the world. The mass email scam targets Christmas shoppers in an attempt to steal their bank card details. The email tries to trick Amazon users by claiming that there has been a problem with a recent order. To resolve the problem, the email asks customers to confirm ‘certain information’, or they will not be able to access their Amazon account. Customers are invited to click on a link that appears to take them to the company’s website. But the link actually takes users to a fake, authentic-looking phishing site designed to look like an Amazon page. The customer is then asked to type in their bank details to re-verify their account.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Daily Mail