The "Outlook.com Review Subscription" Phishing Scam
From: WINDOWS LIVE 2018 <email@example.com>
Sent: 21 June 2018 14:23
Subject: Review Subscription
User I.D (@outlook.com)
We detected something about your subscription to the user I.D @outlook.com. You might be running an outdated application which is against our Terms and conditions.
To help keep you safe, we recommend you review your subscription and we'll help you rectify subscriptions assigned to you.
If you take no action, your application permissions will be withheld.
The link in the phishing email message goes to a fake or phishing Outlook website, which will attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If Outlook users attempt to sign into the phishing website with their usernames and passwords, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack their accounts. The hijacked Outlook accounts will then be used by cybercriminals fraudulently.
Remember, if you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing in. And, if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your Outlook account is hijacked. If your account has already been hijacked, click here for help regaining access to it.
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