»

Beware "Unusual Account Termination Request Cancellation" Phishing Scam

 +
Beware "Unusual Account Termination Request Cancellation" Phishing Scam

Would you share this article with others?

Online users who have received emails like the one below, which claim a request to terminate their accounts permanently was received and will be processed, is a phishing scam. Therefore, online users who have received the same emails are asked to delete them. The links in the emails go to phishing websites that steal online account credentials.

The "Unusual Account Request" Phishing Scam

Subject: Unusual Account Request

Date: Thu 14/12/2017 12:37

From: "Account User_assistance"

Unusual Account Request

Dear info

We received a request from you yesterday to terminate your account permanently and the process has started by our account team. If you didn't request this, click the button below to cancel the request immediately.

Cancel Request

If you actually request to delete your account, please ignore this email.

Thanks,

encrypted massage from Adminserver@

Replies sent to this email cannot be answered.

Copyright © 2017

Online users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their online account passwords before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.

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

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

You can help maintain Online Threat Alerts by paying a service fee. Click here to make payment.

Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews
There are no comments as yet, please leave one below or revisit.

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews.

Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review
Write your comment, question, answer, or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. NB: We will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.
Your comment, question, answer, or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Anonymous posts cannot be edited or deleted. Sign-in.

Beware "Unusual Account Termination Request Cancellation" Phishing Scam