Phishing Scam - "E-mail Account Update and Upgrade Service"
Apr 7, 2016
Recipients of the email message below with subject: "E-mail Account Update" or "Email Upgrade Service," which claims that their mail administrator has detected an error in their accounts and advise them to update their accounts to avoid suspension or de-activation, are advised to not to follow the instructions in it, and should delete it instead. The fake or phishing email message was sent by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into visiting a phishing website, where their email account usernames and passwords will be stolen. Therefore, recipients of the same email message who have already followed the instructions in it, should change their email account password immediately, before it is hijacked by cyber-criminals and used fraudulently.
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