E-mails from Amazon will never ask you for personal information. If you receive a suspicious (sometimes called phishing) e-mail, here are some tips to determine if it's an e-mail from Amazon.com.au.
Don't open any attachments or click any links from suspicious e-mails. If you've already opened an attachment or clicked a suspicious link, go to Protect Your System.
|Amazon.com.au Emails||Suspicious Emails|
|| Requests things like:
Provide instructions on how to verify account information through the Amazon.com.au website.
|Ask you to verify account information through a link in the e-mail.|
|Are proofread. Spelling and grammar mistakes aren't common.||Multiple spelling and/or grammar mistakes.|
Only link to sites that begin with "http://"something".amazon.com or amazon.com.au".
Legitimate sites have a period before "amazon.com or amazon.com.au".
Sites such as "payments-amazon.com" (they are not actually Amazon).
Use an IP address (string of numbers) followed by directories, such as "http://123.456.789.123/amazon.com/".
|Don't contain unsolicited attachments or requests to download software.||Attach files to open that you weren't expecting, or ask you to download software.|
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