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I received 2 emails a couple of days apart that say they are from AT&T internet services security center and that they have detected bot net traffic , are these legit? I did a security scan and nothing was detected not sure how to proceed, can some one help
Thanks for posting. You're right to be cautious about e-mails with suspcious links. Here is some information from Intuit that may help.
"Here are some questions to ask if you think you have received a phishing attack:
Click on the link below for more helpful information about protecting yourself from phishing scams.
Let me know if you have any other questions!
The e-mail says it is from AT&T IISS Network Securitythat is why I sent the question to you, does AT&T send out this type of message. It does contain my name the last 4 digits of my account number and a site ID. This is the contents
At&T has received information indicating that one or more devices using your internet connection may be part of a zombie comouter network ("botnet"). Internet traffic consistent with a bot infection was observed on ( had a date, time and IP address. Our records indicate that this ip address was assigned to you at this time. Infection details
Type : zeroAccess
Source port, shows a 5 digit number
Destination IP 24 xx xx xx
destination port, shows a 5 digit number
for security reasons the destination IP is partially obscured
it then goes on to say I should update security software , make sure my wireless router is pass word potected, I use your equipment it then says after I have taken action I should go to email@example.com and reply .Is this a legitiment e mail from AT&T security?
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