Outlook Phishing Scam - Please Note That You Are Running Low of Subscription Data
Jul 22, 2014
The email message below: "Please note that you are running low of Subscription data," is a fake. This email message was NOT sent by Microsoft, and is a phishing scam designed to steal your Microsoft, MSN, Hotmail, Live or Outlook user name and password. So, do not click on the links or follow the instructions in the email message.
Please continue reading below.
The Outlook Phishing Email Scam
Dear Outlook.com User,
Please note that you are running low of Subscription data.
Your mailbox is almost full. 1.84GB
Maximum size and your storage capacity has dropped to (0.16GB) please take note,
We will be force to shutdown your E-mail account if data exceed the above capacity.
We advice you to Resolve Now and increase your subscription data by (6.00 GB) free.
Thank you for your cooperation
Outlook Mail Team
The links in this email message will take you to a fake Microsoft Hotmail website if you click on them.
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