Once the cybercriminals receive the stolen credentials, they will gain illegal access to their potential victims' accounts, hijack the accounts and use them fraudulently.
A "Canada Post Shipment Notification" Phishing Scam
Package delivery Failed
Wed 3/11/2020 5:49 PM
From: "Canada Post" - firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice left indicates that your delivery cannot be completed as expected, If the package is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the sender.
You may arrange redelivery by visiting the nearest Canada Post office with the printed shipping invoice mentioned below.
Download the attached shipping instructions.
Thank you, Canada Post Corporation
This is an automatically generated email, please do not reply
Canada Post Corporation
Canada Post customers who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their password and check their accounts for any discrepancies. They should also report it to Canada Post.
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