Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Amazon Phishing Email - Subject - Statement of your payment updated on

For the record, this is an Amazon phishing email attempt that is recently going around and made it through spam filters. What to do?  Report them, goto bottom of page.

From : ""
Re: RE : [ Daily Reminder ] [ Daily August Report ] - Statement of your payment updated on "Sunday - xxx...".  xxx Summary of News Information Report has been sent to..."Newsletter"

Here's  a preview in text 

Dear Customer, 
It looks like we lost some information for your account. To comply with applicable laws, Amazon needs to collect certain information from you to help make your Amazon account as safe as possible. 
Just log in and follow the instructions in your account notifications to see what information you need to provide. Please send the missing information by 15 August 2019.  



How to tell this is a Phishing email ?

  1. Check email address in full, if it's not from originating company then it's phishing.
  2. Hover over all links in email, if it's not from the site then forget it.

  3. The best way is to look at message source, see below.

How to examine Email Message Source ?

Now lets look at message source
  1.>Actions->View Message Source. 
  2.>More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from

Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1.>Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2.>More (downarrow to top right)->Report Phishing 

Report Phishing URLs at Google now 

If you have recievied this email take further action now by click these links


Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies


Report phishing emails to Amazon 

Send the e-mail to
Note: Sending this suspicious e-mail as an attachment is the best way for us to track it.

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