Extortion emails from Microsoft’s outlook.com mail service

Extortion email

A new scam, this time extortion attempts that are originating from Microsoft’s outlook.com mail system. These attempts are addressed to email addresses that have had an online account password discovered previously by other hackers and include the password in the subject line of the email. The email is written in English and uses good English unlike many other scam and extortion emails. If you receive an email like the below,…