Mailbox has exceeded its storage limit scam

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Mailbox has exceeded its storage limit scam

This is a very common phishing scam.  If you  re-validate your mailbox according to their instructions, they will use your mail server to blast out millions of spam.  Until your hosting/email account gets blacklisted and shut down.

 

Subject:  Email Alert

Your mailbox has exceeded it storage limit please reduce your mailbox size. Clickhere <http://some-strange-address.com/> . To re-validate your mailbox.
Thanks.
System Administrator.

 

By |2014-08-13T17:04:00+00:00January 11th, 2013|Scams, Security|0 Comments

About the Author:

A born-and-bred New Yorker, Scott lives in White Salmon, WA nestled in the Cascade Mountains. Scott's background includes working in advertising in New York City, as Captain of a 47' sailboat, and as Executive Director of a trade association. Truth be known, he'd rather be snorkeling in the Caribbean.

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