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https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/window-defender/9dc52844-e33d-4c...

Additionally, some scammers may try to identify themselves as a Microsoft MVP. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number .

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/scam-or-legit-email-from...

Hi EP2809, This email should be a spam. In general, you can identify the authenticity of an e-mail based on the e-mail address of sender. Microsoft official emails will contain the word “Microsoft” in the domain name. For example: *** Email address is removed for privacy ***

https://answers.microsoft.com/.../msn-email-scam/7a32054f-bb8f-44de-9df8-aed7cc293eaf

MSN Email Scam? I received an email message from MSN and wondering if it was a scam? I will attach the email sender for you to check and respond if I my email account is having issues? Thank you . MSN Team <*** Email address is removed for privacy ***> | Today, 5:43 AM.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook_com/forum/all/scam-email-saying-my-account...

This is a phishing scam since Microsoft wouldn't send out an email like this. #1 - You can't depend on the <From> address since that can't be easily spoofed #2 - You can't depend on the link as it is "shown" - you need to look where it actually points to by either hovering your mouse over the link or right-clicking on it --> select <Copy> and ...

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/intelligence/phishing

Submit phishing scam emails to Microsoft by sending an email with the scam as an attachment to: phish@office365.microsoft.com. For more information on submitting messages to Microsoft, see Submit spam, non-spam, and phishing scam messages to Microsoft for analysis.