This is a pretty obvious fishing attempt.
A few hints for the future to help you with things like this.
1. A well run company wouldn't implement something like this and only give
it's users a weeks notice.
2. the email address, this is something most users miss, but it's a dead
giveaway. If this was real i'd expect the sender to have some sort of
3, the following statement in the email.
> Please note: Failure to comply with our account verification process may
lead to temporary suspension of access to our online and telephone banking
Excuse me, what? i thought you run an email service, not a banking
On 7/16/2021 7:39 AM, Mike B. wrote:
Hi All and mainly Fastmail
I received a message supposedly from
Fastmail stating the following:
Subject line: Fastmail: Your messages are on
Starting from July 21 2021, we will be implementing new login authentication
procedures in order to safeguard your account information. Part
procedures will be the introduction of our two step authentication system
which will prevent access to your account by a third party, this
will work by comparing information from the device being used to
access our sites against data we previously hold regarding the devices you
In order for us to launch these new login
authentication procedures we require you to complete our account verification
process this should only take you
a few minutes to complete and will help
us in safeguarding your account information.
Please note: Failure to comply with our account
verification process may lead to temporary suspension of access to our online
and telephone banking service.
End of message:
Has any other Fastmail subscribers received
this message? I've written Fastmail and I'm waiting for a reply from
them. The email address this message above looks suspicious to me and
this is why I'm asking list members that are Fastmail subscribers.
All input is greatly appreciated, thanks
Stay safe & take care.
Just once, I want a username and password prompt to say: "Close