The "Yahoo Account De-activation Notification Report" Phishing Scam
From: Yahoo! <email@example.com>
Date: September 22, 2017 at 2:28:21 PM CDT
Subject: ✉ E-MAIL WARNING:- Account De-activation Notification Report !!
Reply-To: Yahoo! <firstname.lastname@example.org>
We noticed something unusual about a recent access to your webmail account. For example, You might be signing in from a new device or blacklisted IP.
REVIEW RECENT ACTIVITY to automatically confirm the status of your account.
UPDATE YOUR DOMAIN IMMEDIATELY TO AVOID TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT.
UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT NOW !!
Thanks for using our services.
The Webmail account Team 2017
The link in the phishing email message goes to a fake or phishing Yahoo website, which will attempt to trick the potential victims into entering their usernames and passwords on it. If Yahoo users attempt to sign into phishing website with their Yahoo usernames and passwords, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the email scam, who will use the information to hijack their accounts. The hijacked Yahoo accounts will then be used by cyber criminals fraudulently.
Remember, if you receive email messages like these, please go directly to your email account instead of clicking on the links in the email messages. If there is anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing into your account. And if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your Yahoo account is hijacked.
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