The "BellSouth/AT&T/Yahoo Mail Upgrade to New Version" Phishing Scam
From: " BellSouth" <email@example.com>
Date: November 2, 2017 at 9:02:42 AM EDT
Subject: Updated Version
Valued User <>
Your BellSouth mail new version is outdated and has expired
You're advise to switch to the new version to avoid disconnection
Failure to upgrade to the newest BellSouth mail version will result to a permanent account closure.
Click on the site http:/www.bellsouth.net
According to provision of Term and conditions, BellSouth may at anytime terminate it's service for accounts..
Note: Failure to comply within 48hrs might lead to permanent deactivation
Remember, never click on a link to sign into your BellSouth AT&T Yahoo account, always go directly to https://www.bellsouth.net, click on the "Mail" icon and sign-in from there instead. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of an upgrade or important changes if there are any.
For BellSouth/AT&T/Yahoo users who have already been tricked, they should attempt to change their passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently. For those users whose accounts have already been hijacked, they should contact BellSouth/AT&T for help.