"Mail Security Team Account Termination in Process" Phishing Scam
The "Mail Security Team Account Termination in Process" Phishing Scam
From: no_reply <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 6:22 AM
Subject: FINAL WARNING: Account Termination In Process
Warning update your email address
Your mailbox has Exceeded limit and will be shutdown in 24 Hours
Please visit the link Update Now to avoid the close down of your account
Mail Security team
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The link in the email message goes to a fake Microsoft Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL or other email providers' website, which will attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If the potential victims enter their Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, Live usernames, and passwords on the fake website, the information will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack the victims' accounts and use them fraudulently.
If you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is anything wrong with your account or something needs to be done to it, it will be shown to you after you have signed into your account. If you were tricked by one of these malicious phishing scams, please change your Hotmail, Live or Outlook immediately. If you are unable to, click here to report it to Microsoft.
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