Hotmail Reset Confirmation 2014 - Phishing Email Scam
January 13, 2014 12:12 PM
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
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.
The link in this email message will take you to the fake Microsoft Hotmail website below if you click the links within it:
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:
If you were tricked into entering your user name and password on the fake website, please change your password immediately.