Alleged source: Microsoft (2006/02/23)
qldbic@microsoft.com
Subject: New Microsoft Windows Updates HSBRSWDQKX

New Microsoft Windows Update Security. For Next using your Microsoft Windows Copy you need to verify your email address and receive activation code for your system

Final Step

To verify that you own this e-mail address, click here

Microsoft Windows Security Update

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Alleged Source: Verify/Account Upgrade (2009/01/07)
microsoft@officeonlinemail.com
Subject: VERIFY YOUR ONLINE MAIL ACCOUNT NOW TO AVOID CLOSE!!!

Dear Account User,

You are advice to verify your account details below to enable us upgrade your account. E.G Your Mail ID, Password, Date Of Birth etc.

In failure of doing this, you will Automatically lose your Mail Account.

Thanks for using Online Mail Accounts.

VERIFY YOUR ONLINE MAIL ACCOUNT NOW TO AVOID CLOSE!!!

              Dear Account User,

This message is from Microsoft message center to all Online account owners and premium account owners. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center. We are deleting all unused Mail accounts to create more space for new accounts.

To prevent your account from closing, you will have to verify it below before One (1) week from now!

 
       VERIFY YOUR ONLINE MAIL ACCOUNT NOW TO AVOID CLOSE!!!
  
      Mail Account ID:............................................
 
      Password:.........................................................
 
       Your Birthday:.....................................................
 
      Your Country or Territory:............................

Warning!!! Account owner that refuses to update his or her account before One (1) week of receiving this warning will lose his or her account permanently.

Sincerely,
The Microsoft Live Team 
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