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Beware of "Outlook Rejected your Incoming Messages" Phishing Scam

2018-05-17T14:16:53 -  +
Beware of "Outlook Rejected your Incoming Messages" Phishing Scam

The "Outlook Rejected your Incoming Messages" email below is another phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to their potential victims. The fake email, which claims that Outlook rejected their incoming messages and placed them on pending delivery because the sender failed their security detection checks, contains links that go to fake or phishing websites that steal account usernames and passwords.

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The "Outlook Rejected your Incoming Messages" Phishing Scam

From: [email protected]

Sent: Thursday, May 3, 2018 8:41:45 PM

Subject:

Outlook rejected your incoming messages to the following email addresses:

Your two incoming mails were placed on pending delivery because the sender failed our security detection checks..

To keep you safe, we required an extra security challenge. Click verify your e-mail below to confirm that the recent activity was yours and to regain access with your email delivery transmission.

Verify your e-mail

After verifying your e-mail, the lock on this mailbox will be released automatically.

We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to continuing to improve the security of your microsoft account.

This is why Microsoft Outlook users never click on links in emails to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go directly to www.outlook.com and sign-in from there. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of important updates or changes.

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