»

"Server Congestion - Holding 5 Incoming Messages" Phishing Scam

 +
"Server Congestion - Holding 5 Incoming Messages" Phishing Scam

Would you share this article with others to help inform them?

Recipients of the "Server Congestion - Holding 5 Incoming Messages" below are asked not to follow the instructions in it because it is a phishing scam. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link in it. The link goes to a phishing website that steals email account credentials(usernames and passwords) if the visitors attempt to sign into it.

Please continue reading below.

The "Server Congestion - Holding 5 Incoming Messages" Phishing Scam

Hi, you have 5 delayed messages

Thu 13/09/2018 05:11

From: Support

Email account

Server Congestion

Dear Info,

sever is holding (5) incoming messages because your email has not been verified. To continue using your account, please verify your email account below.

Review & Verify your account

Note: Move this message to your inbox folder if you are having a problem with the above link.

You may not be able to access your email if ignored, this process takes few minutes only.

Thank you,

Team

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

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

You can help maintain Online Threat Alerts by paying a service fee. Click here to make payment.

Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews
(Total: 2)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews. Also, anonymous posts cannot be deleted or edited, and when you make a post, we will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.

Please continue reading below.

The comments or reviews below do not necessarily reflect the views of Online Threat Alerts.

  • Sep 19, 2018 at 3:14 AM by an anonymous user from Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Hi, we are on Office 365 and getting bombarded with this SPAM. any idea how we can stop these spam coming. thank you

    remove

    • Sep 19, 2018 at 5:23 AM by info

      You cannot stop them, but you flag them as spam so they are automatically sent to your junk folder.

      remove

 Show More Comments (2)
Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review
Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.

Your comment, question or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Sign-in.