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# 179420 8-Sep-2015 08:52
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Just got an email that is allegedly from Microsoft saying that my account is being reduced and I had to buy more storage.

"Warning: Email exceeded storage limit (Update)
Your account security   The capacity storage of your Microsoft account has dropped to (96MB) from your (2GB).   We may be forced to shut down your account if data exceed above capacity.   You are required to upgrade your account capacity immediately to avoid termination.

Please follow these steps:  



  1. Upgrade my account. [Link removed]
  2. You can also increase your capacity to 10GB. [Link removed]


  Your security and safety is our primary concern.   Thanks,   The Microsoft account team  

Doing a Google search  the only reference was to a 5Gig account limit    but nothing on the MS site saying what it was..

Is this email real or a phishing  trip??

Last year I bought a Office 365 account and migrated all my Orcon email to  My current OST file size is 814 Meg..



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  # 1381546 8-Sep-2015 08:57
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If you hover over the links you've posted there you'll find neither of them go to a Microsoft site, looks Phishy to me...

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