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Beware of the "New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal Migration" Phishing Scam

2018-06-07T13:25:51 -  +
Beware of the "New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal Migration" Phishing Scam

The fake "New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal Migration" email below is a phishing scam. Therefore, recipients of the same phishing scam are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions it. This is because the fake email is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link in it, which goes to a phishing website that steals email account username and password.

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Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen usernames and passwords, they will gain access to their potential victims' email accounts, hijacked and use them fraudulently.

The "New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal Migration" Phishing Scam

From: Echeverri, Elsie L <e.carroll@mail.utexas.edu>

Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2018 at 00:26

Subject: RE: Outlook update

All Staffs are expected to migrate to the New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web portal to access the below, click here to migrate:

· Access the new staff directory

· Access your pay slips and P60s

· Update your ID photo

· E-mail and Calendar Flexibility

· Connect mobile number to e-mail for voicemail

Important notice: All staffs are expected to migrate within 24 hours to avoid delay on mail delivery.

On behalf of IT Support. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory.

Sincerely.

Admin Team.

Online users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords before their email accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently.

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