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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.
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.