The Better Business Bureau is warning of an email based phishing scam that targets Amazon users that looks pretty legitimate. The email says it's from Amazon.com and even includes Amazon's logo. It tells the user that “We could not confirm the address associated with your Amazon account.” and asks the user to go to a link to confirm their account information. The link leads to a website that my carry malware. This is all being done in an attempt to gain access to your personal information.
This scam is similar to one targeting Netflix users which also tells users that they need to update their account information.
The Better Business Bureau says to avoid becoming a victim of a phishing scam:
The BBB offers tips on how to avoid phishing scam on the website at www.bbb.org/phishingscam.