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"Yahoo Oath Brand Network Account Verification Failure" Phishing Scams

Yahoo users, be aware of "Oath Brand Network Account Verification Failure" email messages like the one below, which claim that the recipients' accounts have been blacklisted and marked for deletion under the new Yahoo Oath Brand Network Service. The email messages are phishing scams being sent by cybercriminals to steal Yahoo usernames and passwords, by tricking Yahoo users into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials.

Yahoo Oath Brand Network Account Verification Failure Phishing Scams
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The "Yahoo Oath Brand Network Account Verification Failure" Phishing Scam

From: "Yahoo" renato.devilla@yahoo.com

Sent: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 6:34 PM

Subject: Reminder:Account Termination Notice (DO NOT IGNORE)

We have a new unified Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Dear Member,

Due to Recent Online Security Incidents and Upgrades on our Network,

Your Account has been BLACKLISTED and marked for deletion under the new Yahoo oath Brand Network Service due to Subsequent Account Verification Failure on your Account.

Our Service Team will Terminate its Service to Your Account if Verification is not Done soon.

We recommend you verify your account a to avoid termination and closure of your account in the network brand

Please use the attached Yahoo file to update and verify your account.

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 the 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 cybercriminals 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 something wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing in. And, if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your Yahoo account is hijacked.

For victims whose accounts have already been hijacked, click here for help.

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  • September 29, 2019 at 9:46 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "AOL.Security Tips AOL.Security Tips" <ugrnv@prodigy.net.mx>

    Date: 27 September 2019 at 08:50:13 BST

    Subject: We noticed you haven't upgraded your Oath experience

    Important Information About Your AOL - Email Service

    Hello,

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

    We're closing some of our older email services. That means your AOL email address will stop working after 29 SEPT, 2019 unless you switch to AOL OATH. If you don't, you'll lose your email address as well as the folders and messages associated with it.

    Please take some time to switch and agree to the new unified Terms of Service and Privacy Policy by clicking on the button below. .

    Switch Here Now

    What You Can Look Forward To

    Protection against viruses, spam and other online threats

    Technical support to help you when you need

    Up to 11 email addresses for you and your family

    Strong web-mail Protection

    We have designed these changes to help improve your experience with Oath and its brands. You are advised to switch to the new Terms of Service to confirm that you understand the new Privacy Policy.

    Please note that although our services will continue to be available under the existing terms for now, you will eventually need to agree to the new Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in order to continue to use our services. If you have any questions or need additional help, please refer to this link

    Thank you for your continued loyalty and support.

    Best regards,

    Oath"

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