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Beware of Amazon Prime Day phishing scams that are spreading now! - Komando

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 has come to a close, which means it is time for all of us to enjoy the fruits of our shopping labor. No matter what we bought, our items have arrived and now the fun really begins.

But as the dust settles and everyone moves on from one of the greatest shopping days (and a half) of the year, scammers are getting to work. That means phishing scams, of course.

Phishing emails are a popular tool for cybercriminals. They are extremely successful at finding new victims with these scams. Recognizing fraudulent messages that look official can be difficult to the untrained eye.

Watch out for an Amazon Prime Day phishing attack

What we're talking about is an Amazon Prime Day phishing email scam that spreads like wildfire. There are some different versions of the scam, though they all have the same goal in mind.

It starts with an email, one of which thanks the recipient for a Prime Day purchase and goes on to say they are invited to write up a quick review on...(continued)

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