Beware of "Your Account Will be Blocked Due to System Error” Microsoft Outlook Phishing Scam
Apr 22, 2016
The email message below, which claims the recipients' Microsoft Outlook email accounts will be blocked due to system error, is a phishing scam created and sent by cyber-criminals to steal the recipients’ email account usernames and passwords. Once cyber-criminals have gotten their victims’ email account credentials, they will hijack their accounts and use them fraudulently. So, recipients of the fake email message should delete it and never attempt to click on the links or follow the instructions in it.
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The Phishing Microsoft Outlook Email Message
Subject: ACCOUNT INFO MT476
Microsoft Outlook MTv9 Office.:Verification
Your account will be Blocked due to system error
If you would like to continue using your Email Address,
CLICK HERE here to Verify Your Account Now
NB: your security is our concern unblock to show content
YOU WILL COMPLETELY LOSE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IF NO ACTION IS TAKEN.
2016 Microsoft- Terms & Privacy
Your mailbox security is our primary concern.
Sent from Outlook
Recipients of the fake Microsoft Outlook email message who have already followed the instructions in it, should change their email account's password immediately, before their email accounts are hijacked.to protect against phishing scams, Microsoft account users should not click on links in email messages to sign into their email accounts. They should always go directly to www.outlook.com, www.hotmail.com or www.live.com, instead. And, if there is something wrong with their accounts, they will be notified.
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