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Beware of "Confirm Your Email De-activation Request For" Email Phishing Scam

2016-06-27T12:33:58 -  +
Beware of "Confirm Your Email De-activation Request For" Email Phishing Scam

The email message below, which claims that a request to deactivate the recipient’ email accounts will be processed shortly, is a phishing scam. The fake email message was created and sent by cyber-criminals to steal the recipients’ email account usernames and passwords. 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.

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

The Phishing Email De-Activation Request Email

Subject: Confirm Your Email De-activation request For
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:24:31 +0200

Server Message

Dear <email address removed>

Our record indicates that you recently made a request to deactivate email and this request will be processed shortly.

If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now

Cancel De-activation

However, if you do not cancel this request, the your account will be de-activated shortly and all your email data will be lost permanently.

Regards.
Email Administrator

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  • Posted: May 1, 2018 7:21 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Pymble, New South Wales, Australia

    Email came to me from windows 'Office'

    "Request to deactivate your office email melissa@********com.au is received and this request will be processed shortly.

    <> if this was made accidentally."

    delete


  • Posted: Mar 29, 2018 10:02 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Leeds, England, United Kingdom

    Thanks for the advice, duly deleted.
    Graham UK

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 2:07 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait

    HI, I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL AND IM NOT SURE IS IT REAL OR SCAM !!
    APPRECIATE YOUR HELP PLEASE . REGARDS.


    "Confirm Your Email De-activation Request !!!
    Email Security Today at 8:34 PM

    Message body
    HI khaled,

    removal from yammal.com server has been approved and initiated,
    Due to ignorance of last verification warning.

    Removal will occur in exactly 48 hours(19 Jan 2018) from now(16 Jan 2018)

    We recommend that you do any of the below and protect your mailbox

    CONTINUE REMOVAL CANCEL REMOVAL"

    delete


    • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 6:28 AM by info

      It is a scam.

      delete


  • Posted: Nov 7, 2017 4:56 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Fw: ✉🔔 Closing And De-activation Notice is been processed MS
    Tue 07/11/2017 04:57
    From: Geri Bomia

    Dear User.

    Our record indicates that you recently made a request to terminate your email And this request will be processed in 48 hours.
    If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now
    .
    Cancel De-activation
    .
    However, if you do not cancel this request, then your account will be de-activated shortly
    and all your email data will be lost permanently.
    Regards.
    Email Service Provider."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 12, 2017 1:35 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    --start of scam --
    From: SERVER ADMIN [mailto:beHcky@exclusivefireplaces.co.uk]
    Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 4:28 AM
    Subject: URGENT ACTION REQUIRED

    Server Message

    ATTN:

    Our record indicates that you recently initiated a request to de-activate your email account and this request will be processed shortly.

    If this request was made accidentally or you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now and re-validate your email account.

    Cancel De-activation

    However, if you do not cancel this request, your account will be de-activated shortly and all your email data will be lost permanently.

    Regards.
    Email Administrator

    This message is auto-generated from E-mail security server, and replies sent to this email cannot be delivered.
    This email is meant for:"

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 27, 2017 12:32 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Mail Service
    Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 8:48 AM
    To: msn@hot.com
    Subject: DEACTIVATION ALERT

    De-activation instructions

    Dear User,
    A Request to deactivate your email was made and this request will be processed shortly.
    If this was made accidentally, you are advised verify your email to cancel the request now

    Cancel De-activation

    However, if you do not cancel this request, your account will be deactivated shortly
    and all your email data will be lost permanently.
    Regards.

    Mailbox Admin"

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 14, 2017 10:17 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Webmail
    Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:48 AM
    Subject: [SPAM]Server Message

    Server Message

    Dear
    You recently made a request to shutdown your email (mailto:) on the 12/07/2017, 07:30AM. And this request will be processed shortly.

    If this request was made accidentally or without your knowledge, you are advised to cancel the request now

    Cancel Shutdown
    However, if you do not cancel this request, your account will be shutdown shortly and all email data will be lost permanently.

    Best,
    Webmail Administrator"

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 5, 2017 8:49 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Account Password Reset Alert: Final Warninng!!!
    Sun 11/06/2017 13:18
    From: "Email Admin"

    Dear

    Our records indicate that you recently made a request to terminate your account.

    We will process your request shortly.

    If you have no knowledge about this request process, kindly click here to cancel the request.

    You will lose all emails associated with your account within 24hrs.

    Click To Verify Account

    Thanks
    E-Mail Server Administration"

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 2, 2017 12:33 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Swieqi, Is-Swieqi, Malta

    This is what I just received. I answered with an e-mail but...now I'm not sure if I done right. :(

    "✅ Yahoo! Mail
    Today at 7:13 PM

    Email Server Message

    Dear Email User,

    Our record indicates that you recently made a request to deactivate your Yahoo! email address and this request will be processed shortly.

    If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request below now ,

    Click Here Now to Cancel De-activation Request for your Yahoo! email address Now.

    However, if you do not cancel this request, the your account will be de-activated shortly and all your email data will be lost permanently.

    Regards.
    Yahoo! Customer Care"

    delete


    • Posted: Jul 2, 2017 1:50 PM by info

      It is not recommended to respond to phishing emails because you are telling the cybercriminals that your email address is active.

      Now, because they know this, they will continue to send you more malicious emails, therefore, just be careful next time.

      delete


  • Posted: Jun 13, 2017 9:43 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Server Mail [mailto:Server Mail]
    Sent: Monday, June 12, 2017 9:53 PM
    Subject: Email Block for prodaja@unitas.hr

    Server Message

    Dear

    Our record indicates that you recently made a request to deactivate email And this request will be processed shortly.

    If this request was made accidentally or you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request immediately

    Cancel De-activation

    However, if you do not cancel this request, the deactivation will be affected
    and all email data be lost permanently.
    Regards.
    Email Administrator"

    delete


  • Posted: May 15, 2017 2:48 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    --start of scam--
    "From: NOTIFICATION TEAM
    Sent: Thursday 11 May 2017 9:32 AM
    Subject: Cancel De-activation (FINAL WARNING)

    Server Message

    Dear

    Our record indicates that you recently made a request to shutdown your email (premqmr@hotmail.com). And this request will be processed shortly.
    If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now

    Cancel De-activation

    However, if you do not cancel this request, Your account will be shutdown shortly
    and all your email data will be lost permanently.

    Regards.
    Email Administrator"
    -- end of scam --

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 29, 2016 7:13 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

    sir , if I click on the given link then what I should do to prevent ...theft credential detail.


    Thanks
    Tarique

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 29, 2016 7:39 AM by info

      Change your password.

      delete


  • Posted: Sep 6, 2016 9:53 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Web Administrator [mailto:marcom24@hn.vnn.vn]
    Sent: Wednesday, 7 September 2016 1:10 AM
    Subject: Your Mail Box () Will be De-activated Upgrade Now!

    Server Message

    Dear

    Our record indicates that you recently made a request to deactivate email And this request will be processed shortly.

    If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now

    Cancel De-activation

    However, if you do not cancel this request, the your account will be de-activated shortly
    and all your email data will be lost permanently.

    Regards.
    Email Administrator"

    delete


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