The "Yahoo Account has been Temporarily Disabled" Phishing Scam
Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:52 PM
From: Apple email@example.com
Apple ID security Alert
To ensure your security, access to Your account  has been temporarily disabled until our Verification Office has received the necessary documentation to confirm recent account activity.
This precautionary step is taken as a security measure to defend you, our valued customer, from online predators and identity theft.
Upon receipt of the requested documentation, we will re-evaluate the status of your account. Notifications, including confirmation that your access has been restored, will be sent to the email address on file.
Please Note: Customer Support cannot bypass this verification request. Phone inquiries will be directed to provide the requested documentation through this process.
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Instead of clicking on a link to sign into their accounts, online users should always go directly to their e-mail account providers’ websites and sign into their accounts from there. Once they are signed in, they will be notified of updates, changes or things they need to do.
Online users who have already been tricked by the phishing e-mails are asked to change their passwords immediately before their e-mail accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently. For those online users whose e-mail accounts have already been hijacked, are asked to contact their I.T support team or email providers for help.
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