The Microsoft Outlook Security Issue Phishing Scam
From: Outlook Security Issue <ID131SX3 @m.outlook.com>
Sent: 20 June 2016 21:37
Subject: Notification of account suspension
Outlook Security Issue
Dear <email address removed>
We are writing to alert you that your Outlook account has been suspended.to remove any restrictions, you need to confirm your email address and log-in using the following link:
Confirm your account
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The links in the phishing email message will take potential victims to a fake Microsoft Outlook website created by cyber-criminals.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’ Outlook accounts and use the accounts fraudulently.
Outlook users who were already tricked by the phishing scam, should change their Outlook account passwords immediately. And, for those Outlook users who are unable to change their passwords, should click here to contact Microsoft Outlook.
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