The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Protecting the security of your Amazon account is our primary concern, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
From:  "Amazon"<store-news@amazon.com>
Date:  Wed, 22 Nov 2006 20:59:33 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Protecting the security of your Amazon account is our primary concern, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Nov 2006 20:59:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Amazon"<store-news@amazon.com>, although it may have been spoofed.


<FONT face="Courier New" size=2>Dear Amazon,<BR><BR>We recently noticed one or more
attempts to log in to your Amazon account<BR>from a foreign IP address.<BR><BR>If you
recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in<BR>attempts may have
been initiated by you. However, if you did not initiate<BR>the log ins, please visit
Amazon as soon as possible to verify your<BR>identity:<BR><BR><A class=m1
href="http://athikerin05.com/www.amazon.com/exec.php?cmd=sign-in"; target=_blank><FONT
face="Courier New" color=#0066cc 
size=2>http://www.amazon.com/gp/flex/sign-out.html/002-5658375-9585633?ie=UTF8&path=%2Fgp%2Fcss%2Fhomepage&protocol=https&action=sign-out</FONT></A><BR><BR><FONT
 face="Courier New" size=2>Verify your identity is
a security measure that will ensure that you are<BR>the only person with access to the
account.<BR><BR>Thanks for your patience as we work together to protect your
account.<BR><BR>Respectfully,<BR>Amazon.com, Inc. 
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<BR>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD<BR><BR>&nbsp;&nbsp; NEVER give your password to anyone and ONLY
log in at<BR></FONT><A class=m1 href="http://athikerin05.com/www.amazon.com/exec.php?cmd=sign-in"; 
target=_blank><FONT face="Courier New" color=#0066cc
size=2>http://www.amazon.com/</FONT></A><FONT face="Courier New" size=2>. Protect
yourself against fraudulent websites by<BR>opening a new web browser (e.g. Internet
Explorer or Netscape) and typing<BR>in the Amazon URL every time you log in to your
account.<BR>----------------------------------------------------------------
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR><BR>Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this
address cannot be<BR>answered. For assistance, log in to your Amazon account and choose
the<BR>"Help" link in the header of any page.<BR></FONT><BR><FONT
face="Courier&#13;&#10;New" size=2>Copyright 2006 Amazon.com, Inc. All rights reserved. </FONT>