Phishing Email - Hotmail.com Live.com Scheduled Update Mail Server Verify Account

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The e-mail message below which appears as if it came from Hotmail is malicious. Do not click on any of the links in this e-mail message because it was not sent by Hotmail.com or Live.com. This e-mail is a phishing scam used to steal hotmail.com or live.com users username and password, by tricking them into entering their usernames and passwords on a bogus hotmail.com or live.com signin or login page.

Phishing Email - Hotmail.com Live.com Scheduled Update Mail Server Verify Account
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Here is a copy of the phishing scam "Hotmail.com Scheduled Update Mail Server Verify Account "

From: Hotmail Team (member_services@live.com)
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


Hotmail.com

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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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