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Beware "Unusual Account Termination Request Cancellation" Phishing Scam

2017-12-14T13:08:53 -  +
Beware "Unusual Account Termination Request Cancellation" Phishing Scam

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.

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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.

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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.

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