Got this from Hotmail: GSN Suspected Spam] [E-mail Alert!]‏.....enlighten me

8 replies
Found 14th May 2011
the main body says:

Dear ******_****@hotmail.com,

This e-mail has been sent to you by Hotmail to inform you that your account will be deactivated within the next 24 hours due to several unsuccessful login attemps on your account.

To prevent this to happen please login securely to our activation link below:

login.hotmail.com/con…fy2?puser=******_***@hotmail.com

If you have already confirmed your information then please disregard this message.

Regards,
Hotmail member services.

i certainly did not attempt to log into my mail unsuccessfully..
Seems like obvious phishing or a some kinda scam.
anybody come across it before?

Edit: nah! looking at it closer its totally suspect

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lol yer its spam, the one i keep getting recently is funny.. due to several unsuccesful login attempts your ebay account has been blocked (i find that amusing as i was currently logged into ebay whilst reading my mail),and looking at the email address from the sender it was from ebey.. some people really do think we are stupid

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winifer

lol yer its spam, the one i keep getting recently is funny.. due to … lol yer its spam, the one i keep getting recently is funny.. due to several unsuccesful login attempts your ebay account has been blocked (i find that amusing as i was currently logged into ebay whilst reading my mail),and looking at the email address from the sender it was from ebey.. some people really do think we are stupid




Yeah even the link they provide is 'blocked' by Hotmail as suspect

keltbrat

Yeah even the link they provide is 'blocked' by Hotmail as suspect



You tried clicking a link in an email that you thought was suspicious? There really is no helping some.



*** Sits back and waits for a thread "Halp! My email has been hijacked"

Edited by: "harlzter" 14th May 2011

Original Poster

harlzter

You tried clicking a link in an email that you thought was suspicious? … You tried clicking a link in an email that you thought was suspicious? There really is no helping some.*** Sits back and waits for a thread "Halp! My email has been hijacked"




Where did it say i clicked any link? There really is no stopping some people from sinking to new levels of imbecility.


Edited by: "keltbrat" 14th May 2011

keltbrat

Where did it say i clicked any link? There really is no stopping some … Where did it say i clicked any link? There really is no stopping some people from sinking to new levels of imbecility.




"Yeah even the link they provide is 'blocked' by Hotmail as suspect"

Sorry I assumed that by saying it was blocked by hotmail you had tried clicking it? Not being an Hotmail user I am unaware of other methods of it being blocked.

calm down dear and go to gocompare.

addjon

calm down dear and go to gocompare.



mummy?

I got the exact same email today
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