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E-mail Fraud (Phishing) Alert: Security alert ! Your Microsoft Account was signed in an unknown location

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Here is how the phishing email looks.


 

From: xxx @ cuhk.edu.hk;
Sent: Wed 14 Nov 2018 12:21PM
Subject: Security alert ! Your Microsoft Account was signed in an unknown location

Dear Subscriber,
We are currently upgrading all Microsoft accounts with the following features:

• Spam Protection,
• Unlimited storage
• Offline access with POP
• Filters
• Live Customer Care
• Mail Forwarding
• Address Guard / Disposable addressees.
• Unlimited Web2sms

Failure to upgrade your Microsoft account will render it inactive from our database.
This restriction will be disabled immediately you upgrade your account.
Please follow the steps below to upgrade your account.

1. Upgrade my account
2. You can also add more security features
Thank you,
Microsoft Support Team.

Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052
USA.

Due to the Junk/Spam emails we receive daily, we are currently upgrading all Microsoft email accounts Spam filter to limit all unsolicited emails for security reasons and to upgrade our new features and enhancements with our new and improved E-mail account, to ensure you do not experience service interruption.

Please do not reply to this message. Replies to this message are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. Microsoft respects your privacy. To learn more, please read our Privacy Statement.