The "AT&T Email Has Been Disabled" Phishing Scam
From: Yahoo/at&t <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:53:38 AM CDT
Subject: Your email has been disable
Our record indicates that you recently made a request to shutdown your email. And this request will be processed shortly.
If this request was made accidentally and you have no knowledge of it, you are advised to cancel the request now
However, if you do not cancel this request,your account will be shutdown shortly
and all your email data will be lost permanently.
This message is auto-generated from E-mail security server, and replies sent to this email can not be delivered.
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.