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Scam Email of the day!

Scam Email of the day!

The steady flow of scam emails continues as normal today, I’m sure you get many along these lines too.
I thought it was worth pointing out a couple of the more obvious problems with this email – it becomes easier to spot the fakes once you know what to look for.
Clue #1: Have a look at the sender address. It says “Microsoft” right? No. Only the start of the address is shown but it begins “webmessage@messagingsolu”, which definitely isn’t a Microsoft address. So already we need to be doubting the authenticity of this email.
Clue #2: As is often the case the language in the email just isn’t quite right. It doesn’t really make sense. “Due to high volume of inactive accounts, we’ll like to inform all our customers” – what??
Clue #3: Biggest clue of all – if you hold your finger, or mouse pointer, over a link in an email the destination address will appear. If you look at what I’ve highlighted here the website address shows as “https://hurstwarne.top”. This is completely random and definitely not a Microsoft address! 
As always if you are unsure whether an email is genuine, or even if it looks genuine but seems unexpected, always just take a moment to consider it before clicking – if you click the link the chances are you’ll end up at an authentic looking website asking for your login credentials – which you’ll be handing straight to the crooks!

Example of a scam email
ZigZak Computers