The "ATT Yahoo Mail Box has Exceeded the Storage Limit" Phishing Scam
Date: On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 6:01 AM,
Subject: Fw: Re-validate Your Mailbox
From: User Mail <email@example.com>
Dear At&t/Yahoo User,
Your At&t/Yahoo Mail Box has exceeded the storage limit is 1 GB, which is defined by the administrator, you are running at 99.8 gigabytes and you can not send or receive a new messages until you re-validate your mailbox.
To renew the mailbox CLICK HERE
Web-mail system administrator!
WARNING! Protect your privacy. Log-out when you are done and completely exit your browse.
Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen AT&T or Yahoo usernames and passwords, they will use it to hijack their potential victims’ accounts and use the accounts fraudulently. This is why AT&T and Yahoo user should never click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://www.att.com/ or https://mail.yahoo.com and sign into their email accounts from there. If there is someone that needs to be done their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.
AT&T customers who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to contact AT&T for help. While Yahoo users are asked to change their passwords. For Yahoo users whose accounts have already been hijacked, are asked to go to https://mail.yahoo.com and click the "Trouble signing in?" link for help regaining access to their accounts.
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