We encountered a problem with our database and a lot of records were lost

Discussion in 'Hotmail' started by lori, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. lori

    lori New Email

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    I received this email and want to know if i should provide the info?

    Dear Account User,

    We encountered a problem with our database and a lot of records were lost, we are restoring our database to enable us serve you better. Your Windows Live! Account details are required so as to store in our database to keep your account active. Failure to do this will lose his or her account permanently.

    To update and enable us restore your account details in our data base to keep your account active, you are required to provide us the details below urgently. Click the reply button to enter details below.

    Name: ……………………..
    Username: ……………………..
    Password: …………………….
    Date of Birth: …………………

    Country or Territory: …………
     


  2. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Hi Lori,

    Do not reply to this email. Delete it.

    Never reply to an email asking for your personal information

    Emails like this are what is known as a phishing scam.

    It is a from a person hoping that you reply to they can try to break into your Hotmail and/or other online accounts.

    :welcome: Welcome to Email Questions! -Raymond
     

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