"Yahoo Email Exceeded the Storage Limit" Phishing Scam
The "Yahoo Email Exceeded the Storage Limit" Phishing Scam
From: Yahoo Support firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2018, 11:53:07 AM GMT+8
Subject: Account Blockage Notification!!!
Your E-mail has exceeded the storage limit. You can not make fully use of yourmail account until you re-validate your mail.
To re-validate the mailbox open the attached Yahoo! re-validation form to continue.
This is a service announcement regarding your account-
Failure to comply to this notification will lead to permanent closure of your mail account.
Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen Yahoo usernames and passwords, they will use it to hijack their potential victims’ accounts and use the accounts fraudulently. This is why Yahoo user should never click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://mail.yahoo.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.
Yahoo users whose accounts have already been hijacked are asked to go to https://mail.yahoo.com and click the "Trouble signing in?" link for help regaining access to their accounts.
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