Phishing – ME!!!!

A few days ago, I posted an article about how to detect phishing schemes and report them.  Today, when I opened up my hotmail email account, I received the following email.

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A couple of things I would like to point out…

  1. The email address is (this is not a valid email address from 5th 3rd email domain.)
  2. There is a zip file attached (5th 3rd doesn’t email account holders zip files.)
  3. The email was unsolicited.
  4. It states that my account is locked. So I checked to see if it was and it was not.

I immediately reported this email as phishing.

Remember, close examination and communication is key.