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Top 5 Phishing Scams: MetaMask, Verizon “Itemtracking”, AT&T “Bill Paid,” & Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Top 5 Phishing Scams: MetaMask, Verizon “Itemtracking”, AT&T “Bill Paid,” & 
Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

 

 

Phishing Scams are scammers' all-time favorite tactic to trick their victims. Here are the Top 5 Phishing Scams captured by our Trend Micro Check Team.

 

 

1. Fake MetaMask Security Alert Email

 

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Note: the fake MetaMask website looks nearly 100% identical to the genuine one. Please take a look at the web address carefully – the legitimate domain of MetaMask should be metamask.io!

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Verizon Parcel Tracking Scam (itemtracking[.]net)

 

The links in these fake text messages may vary, but most of them will direct you to itemtracking[.]net.

 

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Source: News4JAX

 

 

 

 

3. Verizon “Bill Paid” Text Scam

 

Again, the link is a phishing link. If you click on the button, you could end up exposing your personal information!

 

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Source: Reddit

 

 

 

 

4. AT&T “Bill Paid” Survey Scam

 

ATT Free Msg: November bill is paid. Thanks, Here’s a little gift for you: <URL>. The link will take you to a fake AT&T online survey page that grants you a free Smart Health Watch:

 

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5. Amazon Survey Scam

 

 

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To protect yourself from these Phishing scam tactics Read the full article here. 

 

 

 

Here are some helpful reads and a free tool that you can try as well. 

 

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