A Sample of the "Your Account will be Closed in the next 48 Hours" Outlook Phishing Scam
From: Email Management <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: July 7, 2017 at 1:11:27 AM PDT
To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: EMAIL UPDATE
WARNING: Your account will be closed in the next 48 hours if not updated.
Click Here to Update
The links in the email messages go to a fake Outlook or Microsoft website, which will attempt to trick the cyber-criminals' 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, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack their accounts.
If you have received the same email message, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. And, if there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing into it.
Now, if you were tricked by the phishing email, please change your Hotmail/Live/Outlook immediately. If you are unable to, click here to report it to Microsoft.
This scam is similar to the following: