Scam Of The Week: Internet Capacity Warning


Here is the latest scam, possibly fueled by the recent news that we have run out of IPv4 addresses you may receive an email which claims to be from the “IT Services Support Department”. Obviously this is not legit, its a phishing scam tricking users so they enter their email account login credentials.

It will tell you that your Internet capacity has reached 70% and that is why they need to contact support to avoid further problems. There is a “contact us” link in the email message so that the you can resolve the issue. Clicking the link redirects you to a bogus “Help Desk” webpage asking you to submit your email account username and password, and when done a Thank-You page appears.

You may think the issue has been resolved, but the data has been harvested by cyber criminals and they will try to hijack your email account for other criminal purposes.

Think Before You Click

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About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan
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