Phishing Scam - "Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit set by Your Administrator"

Phishing Scam - Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit set by Your Administrator

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If you have received the email message below, which claims that your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit set by your administrator, please do not follow the instructions in it, because it was NOT sent by your system administrator. The email message is a phishing scam sent by cyber-criminals to steal their potential victims’ email account username and password.If you have already followed the instructions in the message, please change your password immediately.

The Phishing Email Message

From: Mail Administrator []
Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:06 AM
Subject: Update

Dear [email removed],

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit set by your administrator,and you may not be able to send or receive new mails until you re- validate please ClickHere . System Administrator

The link in the fake or phishing email message will take potential victims to the following website:

Phishing Scam Website

Web App Security
Secure my account from virus threats. This is a private computer

Email Address:

Connected to !
Secured by WebMail Security Systems
© 2015 Corporation. All rights reserved.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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Phishing Scam - "Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit set by Your Administrator"