The "MSN Email Account Verification" Phishing Scam
The "MSN Email Account Verification" Phishing Email
From: Webb <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2018 5:14 AM
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.
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.
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