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AOL asked for my password so I hung up

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#1 MickinPlymouthUK


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Posted 08 April 2014 - 07:36 AM

I phoned the AOL support line yesterday for help on a minor tech matter and got talking to an advisor then after a couple of minutes the line beeped and clicked and a woman's voice came on saying "I need to know your password" so I hung up without another word because AOL have said all over their literature that they'll never ask for peoples passwords.

Maybe I was over-cautious, I don't know, but I thought it best to play safe.


(PS- I later solved the minor tech matter on my own) 

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#2 kaz20


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Posted 08 April 2014 - 08:06 AM

Ya it was a good idea that you hung up. Where did you get the AOL number from? There are alot of Fake AOL advertisements on the internet that pretend to be AOL support.

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 01:21 PM

Did you call back AOL Support and report this happened after you called them?
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