The "Update Your Mailbox to Avoid Termination" Phishing Scam
Sent: Thursday, 20 September, 2018 12:18 PM
Subject: DEAR info UPDATE YOUR MAILBOX TO AVOID TERMINATION.
You have new pending messages
You have 5 New pending mails. Your mail version 2.0.1 is currently being discontinued from receiving incoming mails, and will no longer work 12hours from 9/19/2018 7:18:22 p.m.
To retrieve your messages and upgrade to version 3.0.1, kindly follow the upgrade information below:
Upgrade to version 3.0.1 now
Once the cybercriminals have gotten the stolen credentials, they will use it to gain access to the corresponding accounts and use them fraudulently or maliciously.
Therefore, online users who have already been tricked are asked to change their passwords. And, for those who are unable to, are asked to contact their I.T support for help.