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'Secure PIN' AT&T Text

This is the second day in a row I've received a text message that states: "AT&T Free Msg: Do not share your Secure PIN unless you personally contacted AT&T. Secure PIN is ******. Didn't contact AT&T? Call us at 800-331-0500 ASAP. Is this legitimate? I refuse to call the number unti

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a legitimate call marked as spam

A legitimate call (from my dentist) was marked as spam risk. Calls from my insurance company are marked as telemarketer.  (I do not have any kind of app for filtering calls on my phone and do not have the phone set to silence possible spam calls.)  Can I report legitimate numbers incorrec

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Contact #’s Changed By??

I already knew my cell # was on the dark web (for years), but within the last 4 to 6 weeks I started to realize my contacts’ phone #’s that have been stored in my phone for 15+ years were somehow different #’s now. Even my husband’s # was changed.  Some of my texts to people were getting rejec

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2 issues, security concerns.

1. how do I add a pin number on my account to prevent sim swap scams? see link.https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/08/florida-man-arrested-in-sim-swap-conspiracy/ 2. the paygo login website seems very easy to break into for a hacker. a user just needs my phone and 4 digit pin? seems very easy to guess.

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Primary Account Holder Permissions

Does the primary acount holder have access to my text messages, can there read them. Can they listen to my voicemails?

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Fraudulent Account Opened with My Personal Information and I am Unable to Call AT&T from Skype

On Sunday, April 3rd, 2022 at 1:15 AM I received an email from AT&T Online Services with email address [EDITED] letting me know that "Your online AT&T bill isready." The bill is for Account ending in: [EDITED], and the Payment due: 04/04/2022 I did not opened such account. I am a victim o

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WPA2 Vulnerability - Things To Know From AT&T

On October 16, a researcher publicly disclosed a potential Wi-Fi security issue. The issue affects “WPA2,” the method used by most devices and routers to protect Wi-Fi traffic as it travels through the air. This is an industry-wide issue, and it could impact anyone using Wi-Fi. But it does have limi

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ActiveArmor blocks Favorite contacts

Even though my contact is on my Favorites list, Active Armor sends directly to VM

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Missing mail and folders since server settings change

For at least the last couple of years with MacMail my server settings was imap.mail.yahoo.com & smtp.mail.yahoo.com. The last week or so I wasn’t able to sign in on my iMac’s mail. The password and user name was correct, still didn’t work. after a few days talking here with the @@AT&T h

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security issue? receiving calls when abroad and shouldn't be able to receive calls

Recently I noticed there were missed calls when there shouldn't be any way to reach my US number. Is there some kind of security breach?  Should I report the numbers (two from Beijing, China and one from Tampa, Florida)?  Who should I report these numbers to? 

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Wireless account access

Customer Service, chat and in store can't help so far... I got a new IPad with wireless service through Costco. They set up a temporary pass code to access my account. (No idea what it is) I tried to reset it, but the AT&T site wants to text you a temporary code....yeah, how when it's an I

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I pay my phone bill but the account is not in my name so when we fight he shuts my phone off. How can I stop this

My AT&T account is in my husband's name but as soon I I do something he doesn't like or I don't follow his rules, he shuts off my service. I pay my bill and don't want him to have the ability to do this. Please help

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Learn How AT&T Is Making Your Email More Secure With Oauth & Secure Mail Key

AT&T and Yahoo are making your email more secure. The new security implementation, also known as Open Authentication(OAuth), works by encrypting your credentials to better protect them from hackers. During this change, you may have trouble logging into some email applications. Not to worry, ther

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Cell rings, caller ID shows my cell # and recording says it is AT&T Security and asks for ss#

On Wed. 6/22/16 my brother called me about something that happened with his cell phone (that is on my account). He said it rang at abut 9:20pm and caller ID showed his number - he answered and heard somethinig along the lines of "this is AT&T Security and the account is flagged we need last four

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Why does this say I already have a user account for my phone number?

I tried making an account for my prepaid service with my prepaid phone number and it says I already have one and I’ve never made one. Any idea why that may happen?

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Unable to login due to 'security issues' on ATT end

I have been on the phone for the last month trying to sort email issues for my old primary email [email scrubbed]. I have had my email reset a few times as I always get an error that the number of login attempts blocks me from future logins although it is the right email. I was reached out by a m

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How do i create a secure mail key for an sbcglobal.net email address

I've read the directions about creating a secure mail key in my profile for any email addresses listed. When I check my profile, the only email address that shows up is an @att.net email address. The sbcglobal.net email address isn't listed in my profile (though it is verified in my account). How d

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Active Armor blocking ALL calls

How do I stop active armor from blocking callers that are in my contacts? I don't see a way to do that when I click on the number that has been blocked and the call is not even sent to voicemail.

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ACTIVATION LOCK

If my friend gave me an iPhone as a gift and he forgot his Apple ID password and we tried using recovery mode but then phone is in activation lock. How do I get a receipt of proof of purchase so apple can UN ACTIVATION LOCK MY DEVICE. If I give you the serial number and IMEI number can you please he

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iPhone is unavailable

How do I unlock an iPhone 12 that says unavailable. It’s my daughters phone and her baby sister got a hold of it and locked it

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