"Second Attempt - You Have 6 New Messages Waiting" Phishing Scam

The email message below with the subject: "Second Attempt: You Have 6 New Messages Waiting" which claims that the recipients have new messages that should be read before they expire, is a phishing scam. The fake or phishing email message was sent cybercriminals, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into visiting a phishing website that will steal their online accounts' username and passwords, personal and financial information. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and not follow the instructions into it.

Second Attempt - You Have 6 New Messages Waiting Phishing Scam

The Phishing Email Message

From: "noreply" <6803cph1xm4w8t4jxnqu5x @123888e.maindepend128.com>
Date: July 5, 2016 at 6:34:52 PM EDT
Subject: Second Attempt: You Have 6 New Messages Waiting!


You have 6 new messages waiting.

Read them before they expire!

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  • July 5, 2021 at 2:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

    Never open one of these emails because the moment you do, you have to let them in and they will lock up your computer. To prevent this from happening, immediately unplug your computer from the wall (do not use your regular signout method...it will take too long. JUST UNPLUG IMMEDIATELY.

    THEY MIGHT EVEN OPEN WITH "YOUR COMPUTER IS AT RISDK, CALL THIS NUMBER RIGHT AWAY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER..." don't fall for it. Unplug your computer from the power source and wait for about 1-2 hours.

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"Second Attempt - You Have 6 New Messages Waiting" Phishing Scam