Scam Of The Week: Hotmail MSN


Scam Of The Week: Hotmail MSN

By Stu Sjouwerman, for Security Awareness Training

It’s a new year and you’d like to think that your users are getting smarter about clicking on phishing links, and not fall for recycled tricks by cyber criminals. Unfortunately, there is a new attack this week that’s been used before and people are falling for it in droves.

This is the attack, an email which claims to come from the “Windows Live Team” and warns Hotmail/MSN users that their account is at risk of immediate closure after different computers logged into it, and multiple attempts were made to guess the password.


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