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Beware of "Your Yahoo Account Marked for Immediate Shutdown" Phishing Scams

2017-09-07T10:44:45 -  +
Beware of "Your Yahoo Account Marked for Immediate Shutdown" Phishing Scams

Yahoo users should be aware of email messages like the one below, which claim that their accounts have been marked for immediate shut down due to non-verification. The email messages are phishing scam being sent by cyber criminals to steal Yahoo usernames and passwords, by tricking Yahoo users into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials.

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The "Your Yahoo Account Marked for Immediate Shutdown" Phishing Scam

Subject: Fw: Mailbox shutdown (Final warning)!!

Attachment: Yahoo mail base best web mail(1).html

YAHOO

Dear user,

Your Yahoo account has been marked for immediate shutdown due to non-verification.

Please follow the attachment below to verify and prevent loss of account.

This warning will expire in 24 hours!

Sincerely

Yahoo!

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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  • Posted: Apr 19, 2018 9:49 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----
    From: Yahoo! Mail
    Sent: Thursday, 19 April 2018, 4:39:57 PM GMT 8
    Subject: Closure Of Your Account As Been Processed

    YAHOO!

    Dear User,

    Your Yahoo account has been marked for immediate shutdown due to non-verification.

    Please follow attachment below to verify and prevent loss of account.

    This warning will expire in 24 hours!

    Sincerely,
    Yahoo! Customers Services

    delete


  • Posted: Mar 31, 2018 2:15 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Fw: Closure Of Your Account As Been Processed
    Sat 3/31/2018 11:26 AM
    From: Sebastiano Stia
    Attachment: Yahoo Mail.htmt

    Yahoo!

    Dear User,

    Your Yahoo account has been marked for immediate shutdown due to non-verification.

    Please follow attachment below to verify and prevent loss of account.

    This warning will expire in 24 hours!

    Thank You.
    Yahoo! Mail Services

    Copyright © 2018 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved."

    delete


  • Posted: Feb 22, 2018 4:19 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Belgrade, Serbia

    And still they are trying:

    "YAHOO !

    Dear Email User,


    Our record indicates that you made a request to deactivate your Yahoo! email address And this request will be shortly processed.


    If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request below,

    Click Here Now to Cancel De-activation Request for your Yahoo! email address Now.


    However, if you do not cancel this request, your account will be de-activated shortly and all your email data will be lost permanently.


    Regards.

    Yahoo! Customer Care 2018 @ Inc"


    I have received two of these messages from two different e-mail senders.
    Yahoo inc
    yahoo inc

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 9, 2018 7:08 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Yahoo
    Date: January 8, 2018 at 9:20:00 PM PST
    Subject: Mail Box Service Will Be Blocked(FINAL WARNING)
    Reply-To: Yahoo

    YAHOO

    Dear user,

    Your Yahoo account has been marked for immediate shutdown due to non-verification.

    Please follow the attachment below to verify and prevent loss of account.

    This warning will expire in 24 hours!

    Sincerely
    Yahoo!"

    delete


  • Posted: Nov 14, 2017 12:37 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----
    "From: Yahoo
    Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:42 AM
    Subject: ❶✉Email Termination!! (FINAL WARNING)

    YAHOO!Dear user,
    Your Yahoo account has been marked for immediate shutdown due to non-verification.

    Please follow the attach below to verify and prevent loss of account.
    This warning will expire in 24 hours!

    Sincerely
    Yahoo! Mail Services"

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 20, 2017 3:46 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Jakarta, Indonesia

    Thank you. It is useful information. Greetings from Indonesia.

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 19, 2017 4:25 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "----- Forwarded Message -----
    From: Yahoo
    Sent: Monday, October 16, 2017, 8:39:25 PM PDT
    Subject: ❶✉ Email Termination!! (FINAL WARNING)

    YAHOO

    Dear user,

    Your Yahoo account has been marked for immediate shutdown due to non-verification.

    Please follow the attachment below to verify and prevent loss of account.

    This warning will expire in 24 hours!

    Sincerely
    Yahoo!"

    delete


    • Posted: Oct 19, 2017 12:50 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Cluj-Napoca, Judetul Cluj, Romania

      thank s a lot...

      delete


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