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Possible Phishing email

I received the following Email this morning:-

Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed


Dear, xxxxxxx

Your latest Virgin Media bill cannot be processed at this time. It appears that some of your billing details associated with your account have expired. Your service is pending disconnection on:

30 December, 2016

To avoid any inconvenience by interruption of service we recommend that you update your billing profile with Virgin Media now by following the link below:

[MOD EDIT: Inappropriate Hyperlink removed, please review the Forum Guidelines]

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Kind regards,


The Virgin Media team

 

I assume this is a phishing mail. Has anyone else received a similar mail. Regards,

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Got exactly the same e-mail myself this morning, dangerous if people don't realise its Phishing

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I got it too - looked quite realistic as far as these things go.
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I have moved this thread to the right place on the Forum. You will see from the Board stickies and from other posts that this is an obvious, common and well known scam. That's it guys - a scam pure and simple. VM will never ask for information like this to be provided in this way. It does the rounds reglarly. Just delete it and think no more of it. VM are fully aware.

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Got exactly the same e-mail myself this morning, dangerous if people don't realise its Phishing

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I got it too - looked quite realistic as far as these things go.
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I received the same email this morning. I've checked my account and everything looks ok. I'm not going to respond, how do they get our email addresses though? Security breach?


Chris27 wrote:

I received the following Email this morning:-

Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed


Dear, xxxxxxx

Your latest Virgin Media bill cannot be processed at this time. It appears that some of your billing details associated with your account have expired. Your service is pending disconnection on:

30 December, 2016

To avoid any inconvenience by interruption of service we recommend that you update your billing profile with Virgin Media now by following the link below:

[MOD EDIT: Inappropriate Hyperlink removed, please review the Forum Guidelines]

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Kind regards,


The Virgin Media team

 

I assume this is a phishing mail. Has anyone else received a similar mail. Regards,


 

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The e-mail address mine came to is not the usual one I use for stuff from Virgin, but it is one that I have in the past received considerable amounts of spam in the past.

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I have moved this thread to the right place on the Forum. You will see from the Board stickies and from other posts that this is an obvious, common and well known scam. That's it guys - a scam pure and simple. VM will never ask for information like this to be provided in this way. It does the rounds reglarly. Just delete it and think no more of it. VM are fully aware.

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I received an identical email at 05.14 today.

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Chris27 wrote:

I received the following Email this morning:-

Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed


Dear, xxxxxxx

Your latest Virgin Media bill cannot be processed at this time. It appears that some of your billing details associated with your account have expired. Your service is pending disconnection on:

30 December, 2016

To avoid any inconvenience by interruption of service we recommend that you update your billing profile with Virgin Media now by following the link below:

[MOD EDIT: Inappropriate Hyperlink removed, please review the Forum Guidelines]

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Kind regards,


The Virgin Media team

 

I assume this is a phishing mail. Has anyone else received a similar mail. Regards,


me too, hovering over the hyperlink shows it's fake.

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Hi,

Yes, I received an identical email this morning.

Guess we have nothing to worry about then ......... virginmedia services as usual.

 

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Re: Possible Phishing email

This morning I received an email that I can only think is phishing, telling me my bill couldn't be paid and my services were being cut off if I don't click on the link.
Checked account and everything seems fine.
Have Virgin got a department to forward these phishing emails onto?
Or should I just delete it?
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