Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.
« »

Sky Mail Phishing Scam - "Authentication- Temporary Hold on Incoming Mails"

2015-12-16T10:10:52 -  +
Sky Mail Phishing Scam - "Authentication- Temporary Hold on Incoming Mails"

The email message below with the subject: "Re: authentication," is a phishing scam. The email message was not sent by Sky Mail, but by cyber-criminals, to trick the recipients into clicking on the link within it, which will take them to a phishing website. On the phishing or fake website, the recipients will be asked to sign-in with their Sky Mail user name and password, but once they do so, their username and password will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the phishing scam. Once the cyber-criminals have received their victims' email account credentials, they will hijack the accounts and use them fraudulently.

The Phishing Sky Mail Email Message

From: SKY [mailto:ek616367@cs.com]
Sent: 16 December 2015 08:23
Subject: Re: authentication


Dear [email address removed],

We have placed a temporal hold on two incoming mails to your account due to failed authentication.

To continue receiving messages, please follow address/secure% %$messages %center and validate your account.

This helps us stop automated programs from sending junk email.

All files on your Sky mail including (Inbox, Sent, Spam, Trash, Draft) will be deleted and access to your Sky Email address will be Denied.


The recipients of the phishing email message, who were tricked into clicking on the link and have attempted to sign into the phishing or fake website, are asked to change their Sky Mail passwords immediately. If the same persons are unable to change their passwords, they are asked to contact Sky.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

Remember to help us, help you, by donating. 🎁Click here to donate

Comments, Questions and Reviews ✍
(Total: 0)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews.

Show More of the 0 Comments
Write Your Comment, Question or Review
Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.

Your comment, question or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Sign-in.