The "Account De-activation In Progress" Phishing Scam
From: Microsoft.com account team
Sent: Wednesday, 7 March, 09:24
Subject: Account De-activation In Progress (A New 2018 Version Is Now Available)
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 or phishing website, which will attempt to trick the cyber-criminals' potential victims into signing in with their usernames and passwords on it. If the potential victims enter their email account usernames and passwords on the fake website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the 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 email account password.
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