Beware of "Your Email Account has Exceeded it's Mail Quota on the Database Server" Phishing Scam
Nov 4, 2015
The email messages below, which claim that the recipients have have exceeded their email account quota on the database server, is a phishing scam. The email messages were not sent from the recipients' email providers. They were instead, sent by cyber-criminals to steal recipients' email address passwords, by tricking them into clicking on the link within it. The link will take the recipients who have clicked on it, to a fake or bogus website looking like your email address provider’s sign in or login page. Once the recipients enter their email account user name and password on the bogus website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals, who use the information to hijack their victims' email accounts.
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The Phishing or Fake Email Messages
Hello, worried about this email.
This is a courtesy notice from admin team, and it is to inform you that your email account has exceeded it's mail quota on the database server. Your email account will be blocked from sending and recovering emails if your email account is not verified within 48 hrs. please click on your email below and click on your account.
From Windows live Team.
My email account was displayed underneath.
Please return an answer asap.
This is a courtesy notice from Admin Team, and it is to inform you that your email account has exceeded it's mail quota on the database server.
Your email account will be blocked from sending and receiving emails if your email account is not verified within 48 hours.
Please click on your email below to your email restore access
Yahoo Mail Team
If you have received email messages about your email account, instead of clicking on the link in it, please sign into your account by going directly to your email address provider website.
Now, if you were tricked into clicking on the link in the malicious email message and entered your email address username and password on the fake or phishing website that the link took you to, please change your email address password immediately.
Remember to leave your comment and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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