The "HostGator 9854 Directories Performance Risk to the Server" Phishing Scam
From: HostGator account team <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 5:52 AM
Subject: Please Read ! ( Final Warning ) ! 06/05/2017
Dear Valued HostGator Customer
Your account contains more than 9854 directories and may pose a potential performance risk to the server.
Please reduce the number of directories for your account to prevent possible account deactivation
In order to prevent your account from being locked out we recommend that you create special TMP directory.
Or use the link below :
Visit Help & Support
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This is an automated email. Please do not reply to it as you will not receive a response. Contact us here.
It is recommended that recipients the same phishing email message who are Hostgator customers are asked to always contact Hostgator Technical Support for help, instead of following the instructions in the email message. Recipients are who are not Hostgator customers should delete the email message and should not contact Hostgator because there is no need to.
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