"Your PacBell Mail is Outdated and has Expired" Phishing Scams
The "Your PacBell Mail is Outdated and has Expired" Phishing Scam
From: "Pacbell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: New Policy
Date: June 4, 2018 at 5:44:34 AM PDT
Your Pacbell mail is outdated and has expired.
You're advise to switch to the new version to avoid disconnection
According to provision of Term and conditions, Pacbell service may at anytime terminate it's service for accounts.
Log in ( https:/pacbell.net )
This link will remain active throughout the enrollment period, which expires on June 04 2018
Note: Failure to comply within 48hrs might lead to permanent deactivation
Š 2018 Pacbell Customer Care Team
PacBell users who have already been tricked by the same phishing email messages are asked to change their passwords before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals. Yahoo users whose accounts have already been hijacked can go to https:/www.pacbell.net and click the "Trouble Signing in?" link to recover their accounts.
To protect against phishing scams, Yahoo users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should instead go directly to https:/www.pacbell.net or use the Yahoo mobile app. Once users have signed into their accounts they will be notified of changes, requests, or updates if there is any.
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