Microsoft Account Security

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Microsoft phishing email

 

Text of Phishing Message

 

From: Microsoft Online Services Team [email address redacted]
Subject: Microsoft account security info has been updated
Date: April 18, 2018 at 1:43 PM
To: Recipients

 

Microsoft account
Thanks for verifying your security info

 

Your work/school Microsoft account security info has been updated. This was a periodic security
check which only happens if you haven't used a security code recently. You won't need to provide a
code every time you sign in.
 
It's important to keep the security info associated with your account correct and up-to-date. We'll
never use this info to spam you or for any marketing purposes — it's only to verify your identity if

there's ever a problem with your account.

Don't recognize the above activity? Then your account could be at risk. Please in the interest of

security we recommend you use the verification link below to help us verify your account.
Let's verify it's you
To opt out or change where you receive security notifications, click here.
 
Thanks,
The Microsoft account team