Hotmail Phishing Scam - "Dear User, Received Your Request to Terminate Your Hotmail Email Account"
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The Hotmail Phishing Scam
Dear User, received your request to terminate your Hotmail Email account
And the process has started by our Outlook Team, Please give us 24 Hours to
Complete the shut down process.
To cancel the termination request click
Windows Live 2016 member services.
The Outlook.com Team
© 2016 Microsoft.
The links in the phishing email message will take potential victims to the following fake Hotmail website created by cyber-criminals:
- http://updateyouroutlookemailboxnow .yolasite.com/
The fake website will ask potential victims to submit their user names, email address, password, phone number and zip code. If the potential victims enter the requested information, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals, who will use it to hijack the victims’ Hotmail account, and use the accounts fraudulently.
Hotmail users who were already tricked by the phishing scam, should change their Hotmail account passwords immediately. And, for those Hotmail users who are unable to change their passwords, should click here to contact Microsoft Hotmail.
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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