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Beware of "Your Mail Box Will Expire Soon" Phishing Scam

Beware of "Your Mail Box Will Expire Soon" Phishing Scam

The email message below, which claims that recipients' email box will expire soon and will be blocked from sending and receiving emails if not confirmed with 24hrs, is a phishing scam. The fake or phishing email message was NOT sent by the recipients' email account administrator or security team, but by cybercriminals, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them their email account user names and passwords. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and not follow the instructions into it.

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The Phishing "Your Mail Box Will Expire Soon" Email Message

eMail Security Team

Dear

Your Mail Box will expire soon. You would be blocked from sending and receiving emails if not confirmed with 24hrs of receiving this automated mail. Update through the link below to avoid deactivation.

Click Here to update your Mailbox.

If this message gets to your spam folder, kindly move to inbox for more effective upgrade procedure fic (ItS *

eMail Security Team

2016 All rights reserved

Recipients of the fake or phishing email message should change their email account password immediately, before it is hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.

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