Phishing Scam - "SKY - Account Suspended, Please Upgrade to New Version Now"
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The Fake/Phishing Sky EMail Message
Subject: SKY - Account suspended , please upgrade to new version now !
From: support@ sky.com
The Classic version of SKY will be replaced by our new version on 27 January 2016.So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.
When you upgrade your SKY
Your email service won't be affected and you'll keep all your old contacts, folders and messages. Plus you'll get:
the latest spam protection
unlimited email storage.
How you can upgrade your account
Click on the link below and follow the instructions. You'll also need to agree to some new terms and conditions. CLICK HERE TO UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT
The link in the fake email message goes to a fake webpage which will ask the recipients, who have clicked on the link, for their email address, user name and password, claiming the information is needed to upgrade their email accounts. But, once the information is entered, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the fake Sky Mail web page and email message, who will use it to hijack the email accounts and use them fraudulently.
If you were tricked into entering your SKY Mail credentials on the fake website, should change your Sky Mail password immediately. And for those persons who are unable to change their passwords, should contact Sky immediately.
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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