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#1 ozzys87

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Posted 02 October 2016 - 12:46 PM

I got an email from this address: postmaster.verification.service4@outlook.com

 

Attached is a screen shot of the email.

 

When I click the "verify now" button, it takes me to this web page with an absurdly long code after that:           data:text/html;base64,

 

the web page asks me to sign into my Microsoft account. image 2 displays this page. Note: none of the links work except the "sign in" link. I did not put my password into here because I'm suspicious.

 

Take a look and tell me what you guys think?

 

Sincerely,

Ozzy Sheikh

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Edited by hamluis, 02 October 2016 - 12:51 PM.
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#2 buddy215

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Posted 02 October 2016 - 06:10 PM

Looks like a phishing attempt. Bad English is used....example....Security alert your microsoft.

 

If you still have that email....check by viewing message source.

 

More info from the web.....Fake Emails Impersonating Microsoft’s Outlook.com Targets Internauts

EDIT: Don't click on any ads in that link

 

I got an email today purported to be from SpamFightersProgram@hotmail.com

I marked it as phishing scam. So, you can't be too careful. NEVER click on a link in an email unless you are 100% sure where it will take you.

NEVER open an email if you don't recognize the sender. NEVER open an attachment unless you are expecting it and you are sure of

what is in it.


Edited by buddy215, 02 October 2016 - 07:19 PM.

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Posted 02 October 2016 - 07:39 PM

Absolutely fake....thank goodness for their inability to compose a 5 or 6 word sentence correctly....! :)


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