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

Microsoft Phishing Scam - "Upgrade Your Account Now ‏‏It Will Be Closed"

2016-04-04T11:09:55 -  +
Microsoft Phishing Scam - "Upgrade Your Account Now ‏‏It Will Be Closed"

The email message below with the subject: "Upgrade Your Account Now ‏‏It Will Be Closed," which claims that the recipients' Microsoft Outlook accounts will be closed if they do not upgrade, is a phishing scam. The fake email message was created and sent by cyber-criminals to steal the recipients’ email account username and password. Once cyber-criminals have gotten their victims’ email account credentials, they will hijack their accounts and use them fraudulently. So, recipients of the fake email message should delete it and never attempt to click on the links or follow the instructions in it.

Please continue reading below.

Advertisements

Recipients of the fake email message, who have already followed the instructions in it, should change their Microsoft Outlook email account's password immediately.

The Microsoft Account Phishing Scam

From: outluook.activatealert90009 @outlook.com
Subject: UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT NOW ‏‏IT WILL BE CLOSED

Dear User,

Security alert your Microsoft account has been compromised. You must update it immediately or your account will be close now.

Due to this, to ensure that your email service is not interrupted, we request you to confirm and update your information today by following the link below.

Click here to update

Regards,

Microsoft Member Services

Please continue reading below.

Advertisements

Please share with us 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 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.

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.