Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Amazon Phishing Email with subject "Re: Mail sent from Amazon : Information issue from Amazon.com"

For the record, the Apple Phishing email is going around with subject Re: [Ticket #:xxxxx] M‌or‌e Inf‌o‌rma‌t‌i‌on Update Requ‌i‌red‌

What to do?  Report them, goto bottom of page.

From : Customer Service <xxxx@chilamuongiviec.com>

Subject :  Re: Mail sent from Amazon : Information issue from Amazon.com on xxxx - Invoice Payment Transaction: #xxx-xxx-xxx

‌‌‌Payment Temporary Disabled

Phishing Links

  1. http://delivery.intradebook.com/xxx?id=xxxx

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  company's website 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. Outlook.com->Actions->View Message Source. 
  2. Gmail.com->More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from apple.com.

Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1. Outlook.com->Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2. Gmail.com->More (down-arrow 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

  1. https://www.google.com/safebrowsing/report_phish/

Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies

  1. http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/phishing-faq.aspx

Report Phishing Email To Apple

  1. After writing and reporting these phishing attempts to Apple (abuse@icloud.com), they just blocked my email address after 5 such notifications. Sham on Apple, denial is not a strategy. Just like your products don't need antivirus, what a joke. Be aware folks. 

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