"Microsoft Account Your Account Will Be Closed And Deleted From Our Server" Phishing Scam

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The "Microsoft Account Your Account Will Be Closed And Deleted From Our Server" email below, which claims the recipients' accounts will be deleted, is a phishing scam created to steal Microsoft Outlook or Hotmail usernames and passwords. The email message was not sent by Microsoft, but by cyber-criminals, whose intentions are to hijack email accounts and use them for malicious purposes. So, recipients of the same email message are advised to delete it, and not follow the instructions in it.

Microsoft Account Your Account Will Be Closed And Deleted From Our Server Phishing Scam
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The "Microsoft Account Your Account Will Be Closed And Deleted From Our Server" Phishing Scam

From: "Microsoft.com Team" <umnothozwide@hotmail.com>

Date: 13/08/2018 08:41 (GMT+00:00)

To: member_service@outlook.com

Subject: YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE CLOSED AND DELETED FROM OUR SERVER

Your account will be closed

Attn User

Your account version is outdated and no longer valid

lease upgrade to our latest features to continue usage.

This is for your own safety to continue using this Email account. Click the button below.

Continue

Note: Please do not ignore this email to avoid your account been closed

Thanks,

The link in the email message goes to a fake Outlook or Microsoft 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 Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, Live 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 Microsoft Hotmail/Live/Outlook immediately. If you are unable to, click here to report it to Microsoft.

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