"Microsoft Email Shutting-Down" Phishing Scam
This why Microsoft Windows Live, Hotmail or Outlook users should never click on a link in an email message to sign into their accounts. They should always go directly to www.outlook.com, www.live.com or www.hotmail.com and sign in from there instead. Once they have signed in, they will be alerted to important notifications or changes, if there are any.
The "Email Shut-Down In Process" Phishing Scam
From: Email Security <outlook_69CEC68B6CC78706@outlook.com> on behalf of Email Security <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 2:01:37 PM
Subject: Email shutting-down on 18/08/2018.
Attention valued user,
This message is being sent to inform that your account will expire on 18/08/2018.
If you wish to continue using this account please upgrade to our service.Ignoring this message will lead to account De-activation.
Update your account
Failure to update will lead to permanent lock of your account.
Note: Please this service is free off-charge
If your security info is already fixed you can cancel this request.
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