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From: Mally Veiga <email@example.com>
Date: 9 May 2018 at 13:14:47 BST
Subject: Microsoft Security Alert: hackers found| computer status at high risk
Microsoft Technical Department
This e-mail is to inform you that Microsoft has detected some unauthorised and suspicious activities over your IP address and Internet network.
Some hackers have gained the complete access of your computer and they are trying to fetch confidential information (like credit/debit card details , social sites password , personal stuff , internet banking password ,etc.)
Most hackers collect passwords using malware that has been installed on your computer (or mobile phone if you have a smartphone). No matter which operating system you use.
We request you to kindly contact Microsoft technical team to resolve the problem.
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