"Expand Storage Limit to Prevent Email Closure" Phishing Scam
Once cybercriminals have gotten their potential victims’ account credentials (usernames and passwords), they will use it to hijack their Microsoft accounts and use them fraudulently. Therefore, recipients of the phishing email message (see below) who were tricked into clicking on the link within it and have attempted to sign into the phishing or fake website that they were taken, are asked to change their Microsoft account passwords immediately, before they are hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.
The "Expand Storage Limit to Prevent Email Closure" Phishing Scam
From: Nelly A.B. Agyemang-Gyamfi
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:40:28 AM
Subject: FINAL WARNING! Expand Storage Limit to prevent email closure.
You have reached the storage limit of your mail and cannot receive new messages until you Expand your storage limit.
Follow the link below to Expand Storage Limit to prevent email closure.
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Online users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to their email providers' website and sign-in from there. If there is something that needs to be done to their accounts, they will be notified.
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