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#1 d0ug

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 08:08 AM

I have received two e-mails saying that they are updating their data base and they need my e-mail address and password also and other e-mail address that I have and password. If I do not reply they will cancel my account. Has anyone else got this e-mail and is it valid.

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 09:23 AM

Click for info WARNING: Windows Live Team Phishing Scam
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Posted 26 October 2011 - 09:24 AM

No, it is not a valid email.

The key to determining whether it is a phishing attempt is the part where it asks you to provide your email address and password.

hotmail, msn mail, and other domains associated with Microsoft will never ask for this information via email. Neither will an ISP, your bank, credit card company, etc.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 26 October 2011 - 09:30 AM.


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Posted 26 October 2011 - 11:46 AM

Thanks for the information and the web site

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 02:41 PM

Your welcome from all of us :thumbup2:
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