Scam???

Discussion in 'Help Desk' started by Dannyboy, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Dannyboy

    Dannyboy New Email

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    I keep getting the following e-mail message. Is it legitimate, or is it a scam???:confused:

    Dear User,
    Your Windows Live Hotmail Account details are required for account upgrade. Wrong details and passwords forwarded may result in account closure for security reasons.
    Kindly fill the information's below [FONT=Segoe UI]for the exercise upon receipt of this notification to avoid deactivation.[/FONT][FONT=Segoe UI][/FONT]




    Name ......

    User Name...........
    Password: …..……

    Date of Birth........

    Country or Territory..........













    Note: YOUR DETAILS WILL NOT BE SHARED.

    Windows Live! remain the best email service around.
    Sincerely,
    Windows Live Alert Team





























     


  2. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    This is a phishing scam - It's an attempt to steal your login information and break into your account.

    Do not reply to it. Report the email as junk/spam/phishing.

    :welcome: to Email Questions!
     

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