Beware of "Last Warning - Suspended from Database - Verify Now" Phishing Scam

Beware of "Last Warning - Suspended from Database - Verify Now" Phishing Scam

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Online users who have received fake emails like the one below, with the subject "Last Warning Suspended from Database​ - Verify Now," are asked to delete them because they are phishing scams. The fake emails are being sent by cybercriminals to steal the recipients' email account credentials by asking them to click on a link in the same email to verify if they are the owner of the accounts. Therefore, if the recipients of the phishing scam are asked to delete them and should not click on or follow the instructions in them.

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The "Last Warning - Suspended from Database - Verify Now" Phishing Scam

From: [mailto:hcogilvie@dundee.ac.uk]

Sent: Monday, March 05, 2018 9:03 AM

Subject: [Email Removed] Last Warning Suspended from [Email Removed] data-base Verify now.

This Account ([Email Removed]) has been

Suspended from our [Domain Removed] data-base.

Verify if you are the owner of this account

© 2018 [Domain Removed] Active Directory Source.

The University of Dundee is a registered Scottish Charity, No: SC015096

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

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

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