The "Mail Service Restriction Permanent Deactivation" Phishing Scam

The "Mail Service Restriction Permanent Deactivation" Phishing Scam

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The "Mail Service Restriction Permanent Deactivation" email below is a phishing scam. Threfore, online users are asked not to follow the instructions in it. They should delete it delete instead. This is because the email is being sent by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into clicking on the link in it, which goes to a phishing website that steals email account credentials(username and password).

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The "Mail Service Restriction Permanent Deactivation" Phishing Scam

From: <Admin_server404@maildomain.net>

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:31 PM

Subject: Mail Service Restriction

Hi User

We received a request to permanent deactivate your email account from our mail server,

If this request was made by you then you're all set.

If this request was a mistake made by you click below now to re-verify your email account and cancel this deactivation

re-verify your email address

Note: You will be permanently shut out of this [] should you fail to cancel the deactivation process.

Email Administrator.

All right reserved @2018

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

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

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