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Outlook Email Migration – Scam Alert

Written by Steve Rhode

Beware of the following email being sent out that appears to come from an official government source.

The email reads:

From: Cook, Bryant D
Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:18 PM
To: Cook, Bryant D
Subject: Help Desk

Dear Email User,

Please be prepared for all systems to be offline for maintenance today. We are currently Migrating your outlook account of 2014 to Microsoft Exchange 2015. Please CLICK HERE for activation otherwise your account will be inactive. The New Webmail provides better conversation view and experience.

Thank you.
Help Desk
(c)2015. All Rights Reserved

The CLICK HERE link goes to which attempts to steal your email and password using the screen below.

scam email screen

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