Microsoft Outlook Phishing Scam - Immediate Attention Required
Sep 28, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
The email message below: "Immediate Attention Required," is a phishing scam designed to steal Microsoft Hotmail/Live/Outlook user names and passwords. The email message was not sent by Microsoft, but by cyber-criminals, whose intentions are to gain access to Microsoft email account users' accounts and use it for malicious purposes.
Please continue reading below.
The Microsoft Outlook Phishing Email Scam
IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED
This Message is From Microsoft Outlook®. Access to your account will be blocked by Microsoft on September 23, 2014.
Re-activate your email account by clicking Login just log in to your Microsoft account.
Note: If you fail to verify your account within 48 hours of receiving this message, you might lose your account permanently. All the best.
Thank you for using Microsoft.
Sincerely, Microsoft Store Customer Service
If you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in these email messages. If there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing into account.
If you were tricked by one of these malicious phishing scams, please change your Hotmail/Live/Outlook immediately.
If you are unable to, click here to report it to Microsoft.
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