The "Microsoft Mailbox Backup Failed" Phishing Scam
From: Microsoft Corporation <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: 16 April 2018 13:23
Subject: Your mailbox backup failed !
Mailbox Backup Failed !
You have received this email for security reasons.
Our records show that your mailbox backup failed with your email provider, Sign Microsoft Corporation backup Agreement to avoid loss of data.
Sign Agreement !
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Redmond, WA 98052
You received this email because we before you keep abreast of threat of security on your account.
Once the cybercriminals have received their potential victims' account credentials (username and password), they will use it to hijack their accounts and use them fraudulently.
Microsoft users who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked. For users whose accounts have already been hijacked, they may click here for instructions to regain access to their accounts.