“Reminder1 - Discontinuing of Email Service” - A Phishing Email Scam
Sep 29, 2015
The email message below is a phishing scam that is being used by cyber-criminals to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link within it, which will take them to a fake or phishing website that will prompt them to sign-in with their email accounts’ username and password. Once the victims attempt to sign-in on the fake website, their email accounts’ username and password will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the scam, who will use the information to gain access to the victims’ email accounts.
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Persons who were tricked by the fake email message, are asked to change their email accounts' password immediately.
The Fake or Phishing Email Message
From: Mail Administrator [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Subject: REMINDER 1 - Discontinuing of email service
The remaining capacity of your current mailbox <email address removed> has less than 10%, although does not affect your normal use , but we recommend that you upgrade to a mailbox capacity.
Mailbox Capacity Upgrade operation is very simple, you just need to click on the option below , you can double the current capacity of the mailbox to 12G, to accommodate more messages. The upgrade is free and will not be deducted from your points. Immediately double capacity.
If you click the button does not eject the upgrade page, move to inbox
Too many messages sometimes bring trouble , it is recommended that you free time , you can clean up your inbox for incoming and outgoing mail archiving. After finishing , you 'll find that it is more liking.
Mail Administrator Support
This email was sent to: <email address removed>
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