Hotmail Unusual Sign-in Activity Fake Email and Phishing Scam
May 7, 2014
The email message below: "Unusual sign-in activity," is a fake. This email message was NOT sent by Microsoft, and is a phishing scam designed to steal your Microsoft, MSN, Hotmail, Live or Outlook user name and password. So, do not click on the links or follow the instructions in the email message.
Please continue reading below.
Hotmail Phishing Scam: Unusual sign-in activity
From: Microsoft Account Security <data.updateservice.team000 @outlook.com>
Date: 6 May 2014 1:59:00 PM AEST
Subject: Unusual sign-in activity
Important Account Information
Someone is trying to lo-gin into your email account with a wrong password from the location below:
If this is not you, kindly help us verify your account for safety, if not verified within 48 hours, we will suspend your email account.
CLICK HERE to verify your email account now!
Thank you for helping us
The Microsoft account team
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The links in this email message will take you to the fake or phishing Microsoft Hotmail webpage below, if you click on them:
If you were tricked into entering your user name and password on the fake MSN / Hotmail / Live / Outlook webpage, please change your password immediately.
Click here to change your password.
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