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Aspiring Expert
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Att OlgaC: Be aware of Phishing emails

It's all well and good warning folk of phishing emails and then the sales droids send out

 

From: "BT Broadband" <bt.athome@ecomm.bt.com>
Subject: Your free broadband boost is here

With just about all the elements contained in your warning example Smiley Mad

 

Whilst I am able to examine the full headers and validate or otherwise the links contained in the email the average user and my wife for instance would not.

 

Please explain how one differentiates between your example and the recent offer which includes a link to execute a dll

 

(To view this email online, please click here http://ecomm.bt.com/optiex=
t/optiextension.dll? etc )

 

Poor practice - see the

 

https://community.bt.com/t5/Broadband-Extras-from-BT/Your-free-boost-is-ready-to-open/td-p/1779877

 

thread

 

 

 

 

 

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Distinguished Sage
Distinguished Sage
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Re: Att OlgaC: Be aware of Phishing emails

Your post was not a problem with your email so I have moved your post into the appropriate section.

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Aspiring Expert
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Re: Att OlgaC: Be aware of Phishing emails

I had posted it to the same section as Olga had posted her notice - moving it has now lost its context.

 

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Distinguished Sage
Distinguished Sage
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Re: Att OlgaC: Be aware of Phishing emails

Your post is in the correct place.

 

What you should have done is insert a link to the relevant notice that you were referring to as I doubt many people would have know what you were talking about.

 

I presume this is the the correct notice.

 

https://community.bt.com/t5/Email/Be-aware-of-Phishing-emails/td-p/1363339