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Registered: ‎02-09-2010
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Spam

I have today received 2 e-mails purporting to be from Bt internet asking me to verify my e-mail address otherwise it will be shutdown after 7 days . I assume that this is spam .

Distinguished Sage
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Registered: ‎27-01-2010
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Re: Spam

I would think so, BT do not normally ask you to verify anything online. Looks like someone is trying to gain access to your account.
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Registered: ‎31-01-2010
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Re: Spam

 


butt wrote:

I have today received 2 e-mails purporting to be from Bt internet asking me to verify my e-mail address otherwise it will be shutdown after 7 days . I assume that this is spam .


 

Hi.

 

The email sounds like a phishing attempt.

 

Did the "email" ask you to click a link and then to enter your email address and password etc ? I expect the link (don't click it) isn't a BT website, and depending on how you look at your emails - hovering over the link may show a different link than one displayed on screen.

 

Do you know how to get the email headers ? If so - you can post them, removing all the personal details contained within.

Recognised Expert
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Registered: ‎24-03-2010
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Re: Spam

Definitely SPAM. BT never do this kind of thing.

 

Send them on to the BT complaints address:

 

acceptable.use@bt.com

Beginner
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Re: Spam

There was a link to verify my account. No action taken. thankyou