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Hotmail Reset Confirmation 2014 - Phishing Email Scam

Date: January 13, 2014 12:12 PM - Views: 4,708 - Article ID:5315 - Comments: 2
Hotmail Reset Confirmation 2014 - Phishing Email Scam

The email message below: "Attempts have been made to access your email in a suspicious manner." is a fake. The email message was not sent by Microsoft and is a phishing scam designed to steal your Microsoft Hotmail, Live or Outlook user name and password. So, do not click on the link or follow the instructions in the email message.

The Hotmail Phishing Scam Email Message

From: HOTMAIL CUSTOMER CARE <kooiman0847 @msn.com>
Date: January 13, 2014 at 23:16:45 GMT+7
Subject: RE: RESET CONFIRMATION™2014

Dear User,

Attempts have been made to access your email in a suspicious manner. To prevent shutdown of your email for security reasons, click Show content on the yellow header in this message and click below to sign in your email from your home or work computer. After you sign in, your email will be verified and security will be upgraded.

Click here
Thanks.
Microsoft Team

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The link in this email message will take you to the fake Microsoft Hotmail website below if you click the links within it:
hxxp://www.iphysio.co .za/includes/Sigina.html

Hotmail Phishing Website www.iphysio.co .za

If you enter your Hotmail user name and password on this phishing website, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind this scam, via the website below:
hxxp://www.formbuddy .com/cgi-bin/form.pl

If you were tricked into entering your user name and password on the fake website, please change your password immediately.

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  • info: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Here is another phishing scam:
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    Upgrade Your Outlook Web Access (OWA).
    From: Microsoft account team
    Microsoft account
    upgrade your email account
    To finish setting up this Microsoft account, we just need to make sure you did not loose any messages from your Microsoft Web Access.
    Upgrade your email
    If the upgrade link did not work click link below, click here to proceed.
    Thanks,

    The Microsoft account team


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Thanks to the ONLINE THREAT ALERTS for their efforts to uncover the plans of the fraudulent websites. Keep it up.


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