The "Please Verify Account to Continue" Phishing Scam

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The Please Verify Account to Continue Phishing Scam

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Online users who have received the "Please verify account to continue" email message below are asked to delete it. This is because the fake email, which claims the recipients must complete ownership confirmation to verify and re-validate ownership and securely upgrade to a more secure platform is a phishing scam. The scam has been created by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link in the email, which takes them to a phishing website that will ask them to sign-in.

But, any attempts to sign-in will result in the visitors' email account credentials (username and password) being sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam.

The "Please Verify Account to Continue" Email

Please verify account to continue.

Sun 8/19/2018 8:25 AM

From: "Onlinethreatalerts.com Validation Team"

To: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

This mail is from a trusted sender.

Unsubscribe now to stop receiving this important notification message.

Dear Info,

Please complete ownership confirmation to verify and re-validate account ownership,and securely upgrade to a more secured platform.

Confirm account

NOTE: Onlinethreatalerts.com will not be responsible for any online theft,or mail malfunction after this warning and no verfication response

Best Regards,

2018 © O

The Phishing Website

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

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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The "Please Verify Account to Continue" Phishing Scam