The "Microsoft 2018 Support Service Termination Process" Phishing Scam
The "Microsoft 2018 Support Service Termination Process" Phishing Email
From: © Microsoft 2018 SUPPORT SERVICE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2018 6:55:53 AM
Subject: ID: 4338 -De-activation ALERT!™
Dear Valued Customer,
This mail is to inform you of your pending termination regarding update failure for your account.
Click the secured link below to sign in for us to know you.
Cancel Termination Process
Note: MSN will always keep you posted of security updates.
Thanks and Regards,
MSN (C) 2018 Secured Service. - This email was sent to you from Team
The link in the email message goes to a fake Microsoft Hotmail 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 cyber-criminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack the victims' accounts.
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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