Anyone else gotten these phishing emails?

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Why am I getting emails saying I need to confirm my account information, including my email password? The email says the person is from wildblue, but their contact information isn't even a wildblue or exede email.
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Jolene Otto

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Posted 3 years ago

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Knight Rider

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Yes there have been many posts about those emails and ViaSat is working with zimbra to block them. They seem to have started when ViaSat had to switch email hosts. It just scammers trying to take advantage of that and steal information.
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John Ivy

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I get these pretty much on a daily basis. That's the nature of the internet "beast" today and, though these emails appear authentic, it's fairly well understood that ANY email one gets that asks for verification of your personal information is "phishing". Whatever you do DON'T "click" on the links in the email as that could lead to a whole world of misery. If you're uncertain whether an email is fraudulant or not, such as in my case I get an email supposedly from USAA or some other site, I open my browser and go directly to USAA's web site. On virtually most "official" sites, you can, without having to log in, go to their help section where you'll find contact information on how to report the "phishing" email. When you have that contact info, it's only a matter of forwarding the suspicious email to them for investigation and usually you'll get a verification email from that site indicating that your report was received and being investigated. Having done that, just "delete" the suspicious email. As I indicated, no matter how "official" the email appars to be, NEVER "click" on the links....

Dr. Ivy
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Exede Lindsey

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Hello Jolene,

The email you received is a phishing scam, there does appear to be a reoccurrence
of these phishing emails. Our security department has been informed and an
investigation is currently underway. Please do not provide any personal information,
Exede will never ask for this type of info over email. I would suggest changing your password
for added security. If you still have this email could you please forward to exedelistens@viasat.com so we can
further review? Thank you 
(Edited)
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scott

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ponderay@wildblue.net
This person is claiming to be google and is trying to get info from you. DO NOT GIVE ANY.
This site wild blue should do something about this.....
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scott

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ponderay@wildblue.net
This person is claiming to be google and is trying to get info from you. DO NOT GIVE ANY.
This site wild blue should do something about this.....
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Diana, Viasat Employee

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Hi Scott,  Thank you for bringing this to our attention. That is a phishing email.  If you still have the email please  copy and paste it  and send to exedelistens@viasat.com. so our security team can  investigate. It will be greatly appreciated!