Email users, please be aware of the Outlook Webmail 2017 phishing email message below, which claims that the recipients’ email accounts are in the process of being upgraded to 50 GB of inbox space. The fake email message was sent by cybercriminals to frighten email users, especially Outlook and Hotmail users, into clicking on the link in the same email message that goes to a phishing website created by cybercriminals that steals email account username and password. Once the cybercriminals get hold of their potential victims’ email account user names and passwords, they will hijack their email accounts and use them fraudulently.
Recipients of the phishing email message, who were already tricked by it, should change their email account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked.
The Phishing "Outlook Webmail 2017" Email Message
Subject: ICT Technical Support
To All Faculty & Staff,
This is to inform you that we are currently upgrading all Mailbox Quota to 50GB inbox space for all Staff/Employee/Faculty and also conducting a General Mailbox Cleanup routine. This is done to improve the security and efficiency due to recent spam mails received.
Click Here to verify your Mailbox to Switch to the current Outlook Webmail 2017 with 50GB inbox space.
Please Note That: We will start deactivating unverified and inactive Mailbox Accounts after 24 hours of receiving this message.
Help Desk Admin/Cleanup Team.
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