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Beware of "Quickly Update Your Domain Email Account For Security Reason" Phishing Scam

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Beware of "Quickly Update Your Domain Email Account For Security Reason" Phishing Scam

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Online users who have received the email message below and others like it are asked not to follow the instructions in them. This is because the emails are phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to trick recipients into clicking on the links in them. The links go to phishing websites that steal email account credentials (usernames and passwords).

The "Quickly Update Your Domain Email Account For Security Reason" Phishing Scam

Update Notice

Thu 12/10/2017 00:05

From: "Meil Notice"

Dear User,

Please Quickly Update Your Domain Email Account For Security Reason. Login

UPDATE NOW

We strongly advice you to prevent your account from being Terminated.

Customer Service

WebMail Team©

If online users attempt to sign into the phishing websites, their accounts' usernames and passwords will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. The cybercriminals will then use the stolen credentials to gain access to the accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently.

Instead of clicking on links in email, text or social media messages to sign into their accounts, online users should always go directly to their email accounts via a web browser or mobile app and sign-in. Once they have signed, they will be alerted or notified of security or important updates, if there are any. Doing this will prevent online users from clicking on links that go to phishing websites that steal online account usernames and passwords.

Online users who have already been tricked by the scam asked to change their passwords immediately.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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