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Beware of "Your Account Will be Blocked Due to System Error" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "Your Account Will be Blocked Due to System Error" Phishing Scam

The email message below with the subject: "Your Account Will be Blocked Due to System Error," which claims the recipients' email accounts will be blocked due to system error, is a phishing scam created by cybercriminals to steal the recipients' email account usernames and passwords. So, recipients of the fake email message should not follow the instructions in it, because they run the risk of having their accounts hijacked by the cyber-criminals behind the scam.

The Fake "Your Account Will be Blocked Due to System Error" Email

Subject: Dear,
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:32:17 +0300


1969MB 2000MB

Your account will be Blocked due to system error CODE:DA2507LU236.

Your e-mail account is running on a low storage space, verify your account now to increase storage space other wise your account shall be locked out.

Click here to verify your account.


Failure to verify your e-mail account shall result to account lock out.


Account Service

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The link in the email message goes to the following phishing website:, which will steal the recipients' email account usernames and passwords, if they attempt to sign into the same website.

Recipients of the fake email message who were tricked into clicking on the link in it and entering their usernames and passwords on the phishing website that they were taken to, should change their email account passwords immediately

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