"Our Record Indicates Request to Shutdown Your Email" Phishing Scam
The "Our Record Indicates Request to Shutdown Your Email" Phishing Scam
From: Website email@example.com
Sent: 31 July 2018 14:04
Subject: mail info
Our record indicates that you recently made a request to shutdown your email. And this request will be processed shortly.
If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now
Cancel De-activation hxxp://gg.gg/b7vkm
However, if you do not cancel this request,your account will be shutdown shortly and all your email data will be lost permanently.
The link in the email message goes to a fake webmail website, which will attempt to trick the cyber-criminals' potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If the potential victims enter their email usernames and passwords on the fake website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack their accounts.
If you have received the same email message, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email message. And, if there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing in. If you were tricked by the phishing email, please change your password immediately.
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