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Warning! Recent AT&T phishing attacks and forgeries:
-- Emails claiming your AT&T account will be suspended within 24 hours
unless you visit a link and provide confidential customer information.
This email is a phishing site and forgery.
-- Emails from the address firstname.lastname@example.org asking you to update
account information. These are forgeries and did not come from AT&T and
these sites are not affiliated with AT&T.
-- Forged emails claiming to be from the FBI claiming that the FBI is
monitoring your traffic. The FBI did not send these e-mails and does
not send any other unsolicited e-mails to the public, an agency
statement said. As many harmful computer viruses are located in e-mail
attachments, the FBI said it strongly encourages computer users not to
open attachments from unknown recipients. The FBI is investigating the
scam. Recipients of these e-mails are asked to report them by visiting
the Internet Crime Complaint Center at
-- Emails claiming there is an IRS loophole and promising a tax refund.
These emails are a scam and no such loophole or tax refund exists.
-- Emails claiming to be from SNET and directing users to the site
www.administration-snet.com. These are forgeries and did not come from
AT&T and these sites are not affiliated with AT&T.
-- Emails asking you to update billing information and directing you to
www.update-pacbell.com, .net, .org, and possibly more. These are
forgeries and did not come from AT&T and these sites are not affiliated
-- Emails claiming that "there is something wrong with: Sbcglobal
account." These are forgeries and did not come from AT&T.
-- Emails claiming there has been a server "meltdown" and that we need
you to update your information.
Please note that these emails are forgeries and have not been sent by
AT&T. Currently we are working to shut down all such sites and filter
as many of these messages as possible.
AT&T Internet Services Policy Enforcement