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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!







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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