Tentativo di Phishing per Utenti AdWords

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Da: Google-AdWords [mailto:support-adwords@google.com]
Inviato: giovedì 9 ottobre 2008 15.51
A: ….
Oggetto: Submit your payment information.


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not accept incoming email. Please do not reply to this message. If you
have any questions, please visit the Google AdWords Help Centre at
the page.


Our attempt to charge your credit card for your
outstanding Google AdWords account balance was declined.
Your account is still open. However, your ads have been suspended. Once
we are able to charge your card and receive payment for your account
balance, we will re-activate your ads.

Please update your billing information, even if you plan to use the
same credit card. This will trigger our billing system to try charging
your card again. You do not need to contact us to reactivate your

To update your primary payment information, please follow these steps:

1. Log in to your account at http://adwords.google.com/select (ndr: ho tolto il link, che era: http://www.adwords.google.com.agdopt.cn/select/Login)
2. Enter your primary payment information.
3. Click ‘Update’ when you have finished.

In the future, you may wish to use a backup credit card in order to
help ensure continuous delivery of your ads. You can add a backup
credit card by visiting your Billing Preferences page or visit the
AdWords Help Centre for more details:

The Google AdWords Team

Thank you for advertising with Google AdWords. We look forward to
providing you with the most effective advertising available.


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