"Your ATT Yahoo Mail New Version is Outdated and has Expired" Phishing Scam

Your ATT Yahoo Mail New Version is Outdated and has Expired Phishing Scam

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The "Your ATT Yahoo Mail New Version is Outdated and has Expired" email message below, which claims recipients' AT&T Mail version is outdated and has expired, is a phishing scam being used to target AT&T customers. The phishing email message, which also claims that if the recipients do not update their information, their accounts will be permanently closed, is being sent by cybercriminals to trick AT&T customers into clicking on the link in it. The link in the email message goes to a fake AT&T website that will ask visitors to sign-in. Once visitors attempt to sign into the fake website with their AT&T credentials, the information will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the phishing scam.

The "Your ATT Yahoo Mail New Version is Outdated and has Expired" Phishing Scam

From: AT&T <sretro@bellsouth.net>

Date: June 19, 2018 at 2:30:04 PM CDT

Subject: Sign In Alert

Reply-To: AT&T <sretro@bellsouth.net>

AT&T Yahoo

Your AT&T/Yahoo mail new version is outdated and has expired.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 AT&T/Yahoo mail version will result to a permanent account closure.

According to provision of Term and conditions, AT&T/Yahoo may at anytime terminate it's service for accounts.

Please Visit ITS Help-Desk Here To re-validate your mailbox.

Note: Failure to comply within 48hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.

Thank you,

AT&T online service

Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen AT&T credentials, they will use it to hijack their potential victims’ accounts and use the accounts fraudulently. This is why AT&T customers should never click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://www.att.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.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • March 27, 2020 at 2:50 PM by an anonymous user from: Shingletown, California, United States

    thank you for the info. I got that email and questioned it because at one point the respond address left out the "I" in frontier

  • February 20, 2020 at 10:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States

    I did not click on but I can't receive emails, what can I do?

    • February 20, 2020 at 11:21 AM by info

      Try sending a test email to yourself and if you have not received it, change your password.

  • January 18, 2020 at 9:20 AM by info

    "From: Service Email <wxia0951@hotmail.com>

    Date: January 17, 2020 at 9:28:00 AM CST

    To: "services@t-mobile.de" <services@t-mobile.de>

    Subject: Re: updating AT&T/Yahoo Mail version

    AT&T Yahoo

    Prior to AT&T / Yahoo! Agreement

    As you've used your email service, account in the last 90 days, we need to let you know about some changes we're making.

    We're terminating some of our older email services, account. That means your AT&T account will stop working after 18th Jan, 2020, unless you Verify your AT&T account. If you don't do that, you'll lose your service, account as well as the contacts and messages associated with it.

    Verify Email

    AT&T Online Service"

    Here is another scam.

  • August 5, 2019 at 10:05 AM by info

    "From: ATT Mail <geopanik@hotmail.com>

    Subject: Mails On Hold. Mail deactivation Alert

    Date: August 5, 2019 at 7:43:34 AM CDT

    To: "replydonot@yahoomail.com" <replydonot@yahoomail.com>

    Dear User,

    Your AT&T/SBCGLOBAL mail version is outdated

    You're advise to switch to newest version now to avoid deactivation.

    Please Visit Our Help-Desk Here to upgrade your mailbox upon receipt of this message.

    Thank you,

    AT&T on-line service"

    Here is another scam.

  • July 30, 2019 at 2:57 PM by info

    "From: AT&T <calnsue@frontier.com>

    Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 03:22:21 PM EDT

    Subject: Upgrade Now!

    Dear User,

    Your AT&T/Yahoo Mail version is outdated and has expired.

    Failure to Upgrade to the newest AT&T/Yahoo Mail 7 now will result to a permanent account closure.

    According to provision 17.9 of Terms and Conditions, AT&T/Yahoo may at anytime terminate its services for accounts.

    Visit ITS Help-Desk Here To re-validate your mailbox .

    Note: Failure to comply with 48hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.

    Thank you!

    AT&T Mail"

    Here is another scam.

  • July 26, 2019 at 1:23 PM by info

    "From: AT&T Yahoo Mail <raining9@bellsouth.net>

    Sent: Friday, July 26, 2019, 12:31:33 PM CDT

    Subject: Account Shutdown

    Dear User,

    Your At&t/Yahoo Mail version is outdated and has expired.

    Visit ITS Help-Desk Here To re-validate your mailbox .

    Note: Failure to comply with 48hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.

    Thank you!

    Yahoo! AT&T Mail"

    Another scam.

  • July 5, 2019 at 7:26 PM by info

    "From: Claudia E Sainsot <cesainsot@sbcglobal.net>

    Sent: ‎Monday‎, ‎March‎ ‎18‎, ‎2019‎ ‎02‎:‎37‎:‎56‎ ‎PM‎ ‎EDT

    Subject: Email: Important Update

    AT&T Yahoo

    Dear User,

    Your mailbox is outdated and has expired. You're advised to switch to the new version.

    According to Terms and conditions, IT Admin may at anytime terminate it's service for this account.

    Log in to Renew your account: Click Here

    Note: Failure to comply within 24hrs might lead to permanent deactivation

    Sincerely,

    © 2019 Yahoo Customer Care Team."

    Here is another scam.

  • June 23, 2019 at 5:42 PM by info

    "From: AT&T Yahoo Mail <csmwallen@att.net>

    Subject: Email Termination Update Now

    To:

    Date: Friday, June 21, 2019, 4:38 AM

    Dear -AT&T Yahoo

    Mail User,

    Your -Yahoo Mail

    version is outdated, Failure to Upgrade to the newest Yahoo Mail Basic Version. Will result to a

    permanent account closure. To upgrade click the link below and accept our new terms and conditions.

    Click

    here to Upgrade to -Yahoo Mail Basic

    Version

    Thanks for choosing

    Yahoo Mail.Web-mail system

    administrator!"

    Here is another scam.

  • May 10, 2019 at 2:57 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Lucia deCordre <beacon291@att.net>

    Date: May 10, 2019 at 9:19:46 AM CDT

    Subject: Email Termination Update Now

    Reply-To: Lucia deCordre <ikaymani01@gmail.com>

    AT&T Yahoo

    Dear -Yahoo Mail User,

    Your -Yahoo Mail version is outdated, Failure to Upgrade to the newest Yahoo Mail Basic Version.

    Will result to a permanent account closure.

    To upgrade click the link below and accept our new terms and conditions.

    Click here to Upgrade to -Yahoo Mail Basic Version

    Thanks for choosing -Yahoo Mail.

    Web-mail system administrator!"

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