Beware of the "Your Mail-Box has Reached an Upgrade Stage" Phishing Scam

Beware of the "Your Mail-Box has Reached an Upgrade Stage" Phishing Scam

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Online users who have received the fake "Your Mail-Box has reached an upgrade stage" email are asked to delete it because it is a phishing scam. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into clicking on the link or button in it. But, the link or button goes to a phishing website that steals email and other online account credentials.

The "Your Mail-Box has Reached an Upgrade Stage" Phishing Scam

From: Mail Support <sjmasonryllc@hotmail.com>

Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2018 3:22:24 PM

To: Mail Support

Subject: Your Mail-Box has reached an upgrade stage.

Account Update

Your account may be closed on 02/06/2018

Dear Attn User

This message is being sent to you to inform you that your account is will to be closed at 02/06/2018

If you wish to continue using this account please upgrade to our services. Ignoring this message will cause the account to be closed

Update your account

Note: This upgrade is required immediately after receiving this message

Thank you

Account admin

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Beware of the "Your Mail-Box has Reached an Upgrade Stage" Phishing Scam