Scam Of The Week: Hotmail MSN
By Stu Sjouwerman, for KnowBe4.com 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.
This excerpt appears with permission from knowbe4.com.