Phishing Email - Scheduled Update Mail Server Verify Account

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Phishing Email - Scheduled Update Mail Server Verify Account

Here is a copy of the phishing scam " Scheduled Update Mail Server Verify Account "

From: Hotmail Team (
Sent: Tue 3/19/13 4:39 AM

Welcome to Hotmail
The efficient way to do email

Due to scheduled update of our mail server you are required to verify your account by clicking on the verify link below

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  • March 20, 2013 at 2:56 AM by NickolasCat from: Middelburg, Zeeland, Netherlands

    No one should be tricked by this since Hotmail has stepped over to Outlook

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