The "Microsoft Email Deactivation Alert" Phishing Scam
Subject: EMAIL DE-ACTIVATION ALERT
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:32:32 +0000
From: Account . firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Services Agreement and Privαcy Statement made clearer
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.
1. Upgrademy email
2. Youcan also add more security features
This is to improve our service quality. We are sorry for inconveniences
Case number: 894162450
Property: Account Security
Copyright 2018 Inc., Windows Live ID Customer Support.
The link in the email message goes 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 cyber-criminals 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 message. And, if there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing in. If you were tricked by the phishing email, please change your Microsoft Hotmail/Live/Outlook immediately. If you are unable to, click here to report it to Microsoft.