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Beware of "Webmail Security - Processing of Incoming Email Stopped" Phishing Scam

2018-03-21T04:36:50 -  +
Beware of "Webmail Security - Processing of Incoming Email Stopped" Phishing Scam

The email message below, which claims that the processing of the recipients' emails has stopped and their accounts might be forced to be locked up or disabled, is a phishing scam. The fake or phishing email message was NOT sent by the recipients' email account administrator or security team, but by cybercriminals, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them their email account usernames and passwords. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and not follow the instructions into it.

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The "Webmail Security - Processing of Incoming Email Stopped" Scam

Important reminder

Tue 3/20/2018 6:39 PM

From: Webmail Security

This message was sent with High importance

Dear user ID ()

We want to notify you for the final time that we have stopped processing incoming emails on your mailbox because you have refuse to update your account security. We might be forced to lock up your mailbox if you ignore this notice.

Update Here

This restriction will be disabled immiediately we confirm your security update is successful.

Your security is our primary concern.

Thanks,

Email Security Administrator

Recipients of the fake or phishing email message, who have followed the instructions in it, should change their email account password immediately before it is hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.

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