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Phishing Scam - "Security Warning!!! - Verify Your Outlook Email Account to Avoid Spammers"

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Phishing Scam - "Security Warning!!! - Verify Your Outlook Email Account to Avoid Spammers"

The email message below: "SECURITY WARNING!!!" is phishing scam designed to steal the recipients' Microsoft Outlook, MSN, Hotmail or Live user name and password. So, do not click on the links or follow the instructions in the email message. Remember, the fake email message was NOT sent by Microsoft or Outlook, and if you were tricked into entering your user name and password on the fake Outlook/MSN/Hotmail/Live web page, please change your password immediately.

The Outlook/MSN/Hotmail/Live Phishing Email Message

Subject: SECURITY WARNING!!!

From: Microsoft team <member_teamsservices007 @outlook.com>

Dear Outlook user,

Call us overprotective .........

verify your outlook email account to avoid spammers and to avoid your email account to be terminated which will cause loss of your data.

VERIFY

Sincerely

Outlook.com Team

Microsoft respects your privacy. Review our online Privacy Statement.

The link in the email message will take you to a fake Microsoft Outlook website looking exactly like the legitimate Outlook web page. Once the recipients enter their user names and passwords on the fake website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind it, who will use the information to hijack the accounts. Remember never to click on a link within an email message to sign into your Outlook account. Always go directly to www.outlook.com, www.hotmail.com or www.live.com and sign into your account instead.

Please to here to change your password if you were tricked into clicking on the link in the fake email message.

For a list of other MSN/Hotmail/Live/Outlook phishing or fake email messages, click here.

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