NEW YORK (OCN) — Are you an AOL Instant Messenger user? You will need to keep on your toes for the following fake email. Special thanks to New York Forum member, John, in alerting us about this phishing attempt yesterday.
Dear AOL Instant Messenger user,
Your AIM account is flagged as inactive. Within the following 72 hours it’ll be deleted from the system.
If you plan to use this account in the future, you have to download and launch the latest update for the AIM. This update is critical.
In order to install the update use the following link. This link is generated exclusively for your account and is available within a certain period of time. As soon as this link is not available anymore you will get another letter.
AIM Service Team
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