The "Validate Your Account to Avoid Mail Interruption" Phishing Scam

Recipients of the "Validate Your Account to Avoid Mail Interruption" email below are asked not to click the links in it. This is because the email is a phishing scam created by cybercriminals to steal their potential victims' email account credentials. The links in the fake email go to a phishing website that will ask visitors to sign in. If the visitors attempt to sign-in, their account credentials (username and password) will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. The cybercriminals will then use the stolen credentials to gain access to their potential victims' accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently.

The Validate Your Account to Avoid Mail Interruption Phishing Scam

The "Validate Your Account to Avoid Mail Interruption" Phishing Scam

Security Info

Dear

Kindly validate your account () to avoid mail interruption,.

Validate Your Account

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Team

Online users who have already been ricked by the phishing scam are asked to attempt to change their password or attempt to regain access to their accounts by using their email providers' "Forgot Password" option. Or, contact their I.T support team for help.

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The "Validate Your Account to Avoid Mail Interruption" Phishing Scam