Amazon customers warn others of a new phishing scam that’s targeting anyone who takes to Twitter to complain about delivery issues.
Customers and Twitter users who tweeted abut deliveries not coming on time received a tweet from criminals posing as Amazon customer services, using the name @amazonhelps2. It sent them a direct message, apologising for the issue. It then claimed to be trying to help.
It started by asking for the email address on their Amazon account. If the customer provided it, the scammer went on to ask for the card number, expiry date, cdc, cardholder name and billing address linked to the Amazon account ‘for security purposes’. […Read more]