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The "Office 365 Server Congestion" Phishing Scam

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The "Office 365 Server Congestion" Phishing Scam

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Recipients of the "Office 365 Server Congestion" below are asked not to follow the instructions in it because it is a phishing scam. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link in it. The link goes to a phishing website that steals email account credentials(usernames and passwords) if the visitors attempt to sign into it.

The "Office 365 Server Congestion" Phishing Scam

From: msn.com Support <supor@zmail.com>

Sent: Monday, December 3, 2018 10:13 AM

Subject: Hi, you have 34 delayed messages

Email account

Office 365 Server Congestion

Dear zarie,

Office sever is holding (34) incoming messages because your email @msn.com has not been verified. To continue using your account, please verify your email account below.

Review & Verify your account

Note: Move this message to your inbox folder if you are having a problem with the above link.

You may not be able to access your email if ignored, this process takes few minutes only.

Thank you,

Office 365 Team

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