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Sky TV customers warned about online phishing scam

Fraud Alert:

Sky TV customers are being warned that they may be targets for an online phishing scam.

In an email sent to customers this afternoon, the company warned customers against giving out their personal information.

“Please be aware that Sky customers may be the target of an online phishing scam that is claiming to offer gifts and prizes on our behalf in exchange for your personal information,” the email said.

The company asked customers to delete the email if they thought it did not come from Sky.

“If you receive an email of this nature, do not click on the link or provide any information,” it said.

Those who have clicked a link in the email and are worried about their private information are advised to change their account passwords.

Article source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11899058