Recipients of the fake messages who have called +1 888 214 0556 and given out their banking information are asked to contact their banks for help, change the password of their online accounts, and contact their local authority if they gave out other sensitive information.
Below is a fake email which is spoofed to make it appear as if it came from Microsoft. The fake email instructs recipients to call the fake Microsoft Technical support telephone (+1 888 214 0556).
A Sample of a Fake Microsoft Technical Support Email
From: Office <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Mon, Mar 11, 2019 10:07 pm
Subject: Reminder for Microsoft office Renewal
Renew your office
This Renewal link will expire within 24hours.
Product Id: RTHRT-546EF-12RGU-KO845Z-XEX2D
EXPIRATION DATE: 15 March 2019
This mail is confirmation that we will Suspend/Terminate your subscription to Microsoft Office on March 15, 2019. We are restricting your access to certain applicaiton within our software environment. Applications are ;
Microsoft One Note
Microsoft One Drive
If you are facing deficulity to open the Link you may copy and paste the link in browser and continue.
You can Renew you subscription and prevent your applicaitons from termination by visiting hxxps://officefamily365.live/form.html ansign in to your applications, documents, and settings on the devices you love .Save your docements to the cloud in OneDrive to access anywhere.
Thank you for using Microsoft Online Services.
Microsoft Office Team