Mediacombb or Mediacom Email Notice to Customers-Fiction! & Phishing Scam!
Summary of eRumor:
This is an unsolicited email allegedly from Mediacombb (or Mediacom) notifying customers that their accounts have been temporarily suspended until they get a response.
This hoax is a phishing scam to trick readers into sending in personal information.
Phishing is an attempt on the part of scammers to trick you into going to their website by telling you that you are either going to lose your privileges, or there has been fraudulent use of your account. Click here for more information.
Mediacombb.net is the Web address for Mediacom, a cable TV and Internet provider serving 22 states in the Midwest and Southeastern United States.
According an article found on the website of Coastal Point News, Mediacom customers were the target of a major phishing scam.
The article advised those encountering a suspicious e-mail or website claiming affiliation with Mediacom to contact Mediacom for confirmation or forward the email to [email protected].