This why Microsoft Windows Live, Hotmail or Outlook users should never click on a link in an email message to sign into their accounts. They should always go directly to www.outlook.com, www.live.com or www.hotmail.com and sign in from there instead. Once they have signed in, they will be alerted to important notifications or changes, if there are any.
The "Microsoft Windows Live Closing of Your Account is Been Processed" Phishing Scam
From: Windows Live <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:36 AM
Subject: EMAIL BLOCK TERMS: Closing of your account is been processed
This is to notify you for the final time that we have stopped processing incoming emails on your account
since you have refused to upgrade your account and we might be forced to lock up your account if this notice is ignored.
This restriction will be disabled intermediately we confirm upgrade successful.
The email security team.
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