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stevel's avatar
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I just received this spam email. Thought you should know.


-----Original Message-----
From: Cox Communications []
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2016 9:42 AM


Attn; Customer:


This message is from Cox High Speed Internet. Due to excess abandoned webmail accounts, We are currently performing maintenance on our Digital webmail Server to improve the spam filter services in our webmail systems for better online services to avoid virus and spam mails. In order to ensure you do not experience service interruption, respond to this email immediately and Confirm Your Account details;


E -mail:




Birth date:


send all information to:


Account owner that refuses to send his or her account details after 2-5 working days of this notification will loose account permanently from our site data base for email violation. Thank you for being a loyal cox email user, we hope you enjoy the newest version of cox mail.



© 1998-2016 Cox Communications, Inc.




No virus found in this message.

Checked by AVG -

Version: 2016.0.7924 / Virus Database: 4739/13673 - Release Date: 12/30/16

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  • ChrisL's avatar
    Former Moderator

    Yes that does indeed look like a phishing email. You can forward emails such as this as attachments to for fastest processing.

  • grymwulf's avatar
    Contributor II

    Scam, never ever ever give anyone your password.  Even if it looks legit.  If cox needed access to something, they can do it from their system, not from asking you details.