FYI to all Cox users. There is an email scam going around (again).
This one is an email that say's for a subject: UPGRADE YOUR COX.NET EMAIL ACCOUNT NOW OR LOOSE IT PERMANENTLY!!!
Here is the rest of the message.
Dear COX.NET Email User,
ALL WEBMAIL ADMINISTRATOR's would be conducting a scheduled routine maintenance to improve services to users. You will loose your email account during the upgrading period. For prevention of your account from been closed, we would need the following information from you to enable us preserve your Account.
CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IDENTITY BELOW
Email Username : ........
Email Password : .......
Date Of Birth:.........
You are to forward the above information about you to GENERAL COX.NET technical support center: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause you.
We assure you more quality service at the end of this maintenance.
Your personal information will be secure. We take safeguarding your personal information very seriously.
Warning!!! COX.NET Account owner that refuses to send his/her details of his or her account to webmail administrator: email@example.com within
48 hours of receiving this warning will lose his or her account
COX.NET ADMINISTRATOR TEAM.
Notification Code: WWP2H77JJAJ.
I talked to Cox this morning and they said it is a scam. After all, they already have this info. Also note that none of the email addresses to reply to are from Cox.
If you get this email, forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org .
DO NOT reply to it, even if it is to say F you.