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[size=40]Beware of "Request To Terminate Your Google Account Has Been Accepted" Phishing Scam
Posted: February 22, 2018 - Views: 2,775 - Comments: 12 +
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Google users, be aware of the fake "Request To Terminate Your Google Account Has Been Accepted" email message below, which claims that your accounts will be deleted or removed, is a phishing scam. The fake email message is being sent by cybercriminals to steal Google usernames and passwords, by tricking Google users into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials.
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The "Request To Terminate Your Google Account Has Been Accepted" Phishing Scam[/size]
[size]From: Account update <WKKfn.HyIuH@KfsSE.alta-badia.net>
Date: February 21, 2018 at 10:58:36 PM EST
Subject: Request to terminate your google Account has been accepted.
You submitted a request to terminate your mail account and the process has started by our mail Team, Please give us 3 working days to close your mail account.
To cancel the termination request reply to this mail.
All files on your mail including (Inbox, Sent, Spam, Trash, Draft) will be deleted and access to your mail account will be Denied.
If you wish to Terminate your Email Address, you can Sign Up for a new mail account.
For further help please contact by replying to this mail.
The link in the phishing email message goes to a fake or phishing Google website, which will attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If Google users attempt to sign into the phishing website with their usernames and passwords, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack their accounts. The hijacked Google accounts will then be used by cybercriminals fraudulently.
Remember, if you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing in. And, if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your Google account is hijacked. If your account has already been hijacked, click here for help regaining access to it.
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- Posted: Aug 2, 2018 at 1:54 AM by info
Here is another scam:
Date: July 31, 2018 at 1:38:13 PM CDT
Subject: Your Request For google Account [firstname.lastname@example.org] Termination has been Accepted
You submitted a request to terminate your Account and the process has been initiated by our team and for security reasons
you will be logged out of all browsing sessions automatically
To cancel the termination Contact us by replying to this mail.
to this mail.
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