Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.
»

Beware of "Outlook Account Deletion" Phishing Scam

2018-04-30T09:20:18 -  +
Beware of "Outlook Account Deletion" Phishing Scam

Outlook or Microsoft users are asked to be aware of phishing "Account Deletion" emails like the one below. The fake emails are being sent by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into clicking on the link in it. The link goes to a phishing website disguised a Microsoft Outlook or Hotmail website. If visitors attempt to sign-in, their usernames and passwords will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam, who will use the same information to hijacked their accounts and use them fraudulently.

Advertisements

The "Outlook Account Deletion" Phishing Scam

Subject: Complete Your Update!!

Mail Support <georgec32@outlook.com>

Fri 4/27/2018, 7:26 PM

Dear user ID ()

This is to notify you for the final time that we have stopped processing incoming emails on your account since you have refused to UPDATE your account, and we might be forced to delete your account if this noticed is ignored again.Please take a second to secure yours below....

Up.date Here

Your security is our primary concern.

Regards.

E-mail Team

This is why online users should never click on links to sign into their accounts. It is recommended that Microsoft email account users go directly to www.outlook.com and sign into their accounts. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of changes and important notifications.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

Remember to help us, help you, by donating. 🎁Click here to donate

Advertisements
Comments, Questions and Reviews
(Total: 0)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews. And, when you post a comment or review, we will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.

 Show More Comments (0)
Write Your Comment, Question or Review
Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.

Your comment, question or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Sign-in.