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Phishing or Fake Emails - "Account Close Alert/We require you to Verify Your Email Address"

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Phishing or Fake Emails - "Account Close Alert/We require you to Verify Your Email Address"

The email messages below: "We require you to verify your email address," are fakes and were not sent from any legitimate organizations like Google, Microsoft or AOL. The messages are fakes or phishing scams designed by cyber-criminals to steal their victims’ user names and passwords, by tricking them into entering this information on fake or phishing websites.

Copies of the Fake or Phishing Email Messages

Dear User,

We require you to verify your email address with one, simple click, to confirm the validity of your account.

Thanks again for choosing our Service

Sincerely,
Hotmail Service Team

From: Microsoft account team (account-security-noreply@ account.microsoft.com)
Sent: 08 August 2013 10:48AM

I trust account-security-noreply @account.microsoft.com. Always show content.

Dear User,

We require you to verify your email address with one, simple click ,to confirm the validity of your account.

Customer Care Team
Case number: ******* ---

We require you to verify your email address with one, simple click, to confirm the validity of your account.

Verification

Thank you for using Google.

Dear User,
We require you to verify your email address with one, simple click ,to confirm the validity of your account.

Customer Care Team
Case number: 1097654

Most of the links in these email messages will take you to the fake or phishing websites below:

  • http://windowslivememberupdate .yolasite.com/
  • http://outlookliveaccountupdate .yolasite.com/
  • http://securitylegitimateverification .yolasite.com/

So, if you receive any of these email messages, please do not follow the instructions in it and delete it.

If you were tricked into entering your user name and password on one of these websites, please change the password for that account immediately.

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

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