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Warning about recent @excite.com Scam Emails

Some Excite email users have recently received messages from an "@excite.com" email address stating such false information as:
  • The user's account has been suspended
  • The Excite Mail servers are down
  • Outgoing virus emails are being sent by the user's account and a virus scan is needed.
In every case, the user is then told to open the attached file to remedy the situation. The attached file is a virus.

Please know that you will NEVER receive an email from The Excite Team that comes from an @excite.com email address. Should you receive one, please delete it immediately.

Sample scam email:

Subject: Email account utilization warning.

Dear user of e-mail server "Excite.com",

Your e-mail account has been temporary disabled because of unauthorized access.

For details see the attached file.

For security reasons attached file is password protected. The password is "08502".

Kind regards,

The Excite.com team http://www.excite.com

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