03-24-2018 3:10 PM
I am sorry you are having trouble with receiving this message, I am more than pleased to look into this issue for you!
I completely understand your concern with receiving a message such as this. So I can best assist, I am going to contact you via private message. Please keep an eye out for this message which will appear in the upper right corner of the screen.
Have an amazing rest of your day!
Geovanni, AT&T Community Specialist
03-28-2018 1:41 AM
I just received the same message on my cell phone at 3:30am this morning. Totally woke me out of my sleep! What is this for? I haven’t requested anything through AT&T lately.
03-28-2018 7:02 AM
I received a similar message yesterday... It said:
att.net: free message: Please use this 4-digit code to complete your mobile.validation: XXXX. This is a single use code.
It was in all red background. Occurred the same time I was receiving Norton alerts "compromised WIFI change your user name password" This only shows on the phone.
04-04-2018 12:31 PM
I also received a 4 digit validation code without any reason or communication from AT & T. Is there an explanation for this?
04-04-2018 3:00 PM
I received this text this morning as well. My email and bank account was hacked shortly thereafter. I called ATT to make sure that no one was trying to add phone on my account and they said there was not any issues.
04-04-2018 3:17 PM
I just got this too. There should be something like a 1-try-every-3 minutes-per-account limit on how often someone can try whatever it is they're trying -- otherwise they could just brute-force it with random numbers. Cindy's experience above indicates such rate limiting is not being done. And it should be much more than 4 digits. That's an extremely small range to guess! AT&T: FIX THIS!
04-11-2018 6:04 PM
Looks like it's still going on.
I just got the same message as detailed above, and it sure seems like a phishing scam.
Reset all passwords etc.
04-12-2018 6:33 AM
I just got this same message! What is going on? I've changed my password and passcode for AT&T, now I need to go and change all the passwords for my other accounts, just to be on the safe side.
04-18-2018 4:48 PM
Please contact me regarding this message.
"att.net free message: Please use this 4-digit code to complete your mobile validation: 3147. This is a single use code."
04-18-2018 6:22 PM
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