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is this a real message from giffgaff?

Started by: mikson21
On: 11/01/2019 | 21:31
Replies: 5
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by: mikson21
on: 11/01/2019 | 21:31 edited: 11/01/2019 | 22:28

I received such a message just a moment ago:

 

Your giffgaff account has temporarily been suspended, to avoid loss of connection confirm your details by clicking this link

*link removed by educator for member safety*

 

From:+>**phone_number_removed**

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by: wagstaffej
on: 11/01/2019 | 22:23 edited: 11/01/2019 | 22:25

@mikson21 it's definitely a scam, don't click on it.
See info here, https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Announcements/Security-Update-Phishing-smishing-and-SIM-swaps/td-p...

Ps I've also notified an educator so they are aware of it.

 

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by: bobrobinson
on: 11/01/2019 | 21:42

Hiya @mikson21

This is a definate  scam .please dont open the message  and delete it.

Thease messages are going around a lot lately.

All the best Bob

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by: bilal86440
on: 11/01/2019 | 21:43
@mikson21
This is a scam text message. PLEASE DON'T CLICK the link simply delete it.
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by: wagstaffej
on: 11/01/2019 | 22:23 edited: 11/01/2019 | 22:25

@mikson21 it's definitely a scam, don't click on it.
See info here, https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Announcements/Security-Update-Phishing-smishing-and-SIM-swaps/td-p...

Ps I've also notified an educator so they are aware of it.

 

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by: guy_ow
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on: 11/01/2019 | 22:29
Cheers all for highlighting this one to us, we are aware of this new link and we are currently working on it as we speak.

giffgaff Educator

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by: muddycalhoun
on: 11/01/2019 | 22:34

@mikson21 Definitely had the right instinct, its a scam doing the rounds on the networks as well, delete it, block the number

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