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The "MSN Email Account Verification" Phishing Scam

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The "MSN Email Account Verification" Phishing Scam

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The "MSN Email Account Verification" is a phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to steal Microsoft Hotmail, Live or Outlook usernames and passwords. The cybercriminals intentions are to gain access to their potential victims' accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently. Therefore, recipients of the phishing email are asked not to follow the instructions in them.

The "MSN Email Account Verification" Phishing Email

From: Webb <webb@webmailers.com>

Sent: Friday, September 28, 2018 5:14 AM

Subject: Update

User

We sincerely advise you to click on the Verify Your Email button and update your account to avoid being removed from our mail server.

Click here to verify your email

After updating your account you will have unlimited access to our email features.

Regards

msn.com Admini.

2018 Update Message.

The link or button in the email message goes to a fake Microsoft Hotmail website, which will attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If the potential victims enter their Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, Live usernames, and passwords on the fake website, the information will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack the victims' accounts.

If you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is anything wrong with your account or something needs to be done to it, it will be shown to you after you have signed into your account. If you were tricked by one of these malicious phishing scams, please change your Hotmail, Live or Outlook immediately. If you are unable to, click here to report it to Microsoft.

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 "MSN Email Account Verification" Phishing Scam