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Beware of "Mandatory Email Address Update" Phishing Scams

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Beware of "Mandatory Email Address Update" Phishing Scams

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Online users, be aware of the "Mandatory email address update" phishing scams being sent by cybercriminals to trick you into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials. The scam frightens and tricks online users into believing their email accounts need updating and need to be re-validated in order to avoid account suspension.

The "Mandatory Email Address Update" Phishing Scam

Subject: Mandatory email address update

From: E-mail Security <info@bridges.org>

Dear,

Due to recent security update, you are required to re-validate and update.

your email account in other to activate the new security features on your account

with-in 24 hours to avoid account suspension.

UPDATE NOW

Online users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their email account password before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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Beware of "Mandatory Email Address Update" Phishing Scams