10-25-2012 07:05 AM
I recently got an email from firstname.lastname@example.org ; the heading starts with Constant Guard Alert and goes on to read :
Dear XFINITY Customers, please read this entire message - In an effort to improve our customers' experience , Comcast has been reviewing some user accounts and sending e-mails that direct customers to an :
We appreciate your prompt attention to this important security notice .
Question : Does anyone know what this is about ? Is it a legitimate notice from Comcast or an attempt by some outside party to get personal information .
10-25-2012 09:25 AM
It's a phishing email, an attempt to steal login and account information.
Please see http://forums.comcast.com/t5/Security-and-Anti-Vir
Examples of recent phishing messages can be found at http://xfinity.comcast.net/constantguard/Alerts/ under "Top Phishing Scams".
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