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"The Classic Version of ATT Mail Will Be Replaced By Our New Version" Phishing Scam

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"The Classic Version of ATT Mail Will Be Replaced By Our New Version" Phishing Scam

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"The Classic Version of ATT Mail Will Be Replaced By Our New Version" email message below, which claims recipients' AT&T Mail version is outdated and has expired, is a phishing scam being used to target AT&T customers.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 Classic Version of ATT Mail Will Be Replaced By Our New Version" Phishing Scam

From: AT&T_UPDATE [mailto:pnobles@sbcglobal.net]

Sent: Friday, March 22, 2019 10:20 AM

Subject: 2019 Update

att globe

The AT&T Mail Team needs your help!

Dear Valued AT&T Customer,

Thank you for using AT&T Email.

The Classic version of AT&T Mail will be replaced by our new version.

Log-in to Restore

Thank you,

AT&T Mail Team

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.

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  • October 25, 2019 at 11:31 AM by an anonymous user from Santa Clara, California, United States

    I did click on the link and then I realized what I had done. I immediately changed my email password. Is that all I can do? Thank you.

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    • October 25, 2019 at 11:39 AM by info

      Yes, that all you need to do.

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  • October 24, 2019 at 8:58 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: AT&T-Yahoo Mail <dgolden17@sbcglobal.net>

    Date: October 23, 2019 at 11:19:16 AM CDT

    Subject: Switch to the Newest AT&T-Yahoo Mail Inbox

    Reply-To: AT&T-Yahoo Mail <ssev715@gmail.com>

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    Dear User,

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 23rd, October 2019. So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.

    Newest Mailbox

    Protecting your information is important and secured with us and we work continuously to strengthen the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for choosing

    AT&T-Yahoo Mail Administrator

    ©2019 Yahoo Communications Corporation. All rights reserved

    Powered by Microsoft Excel"

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  • September 27, 2019 at 5:15 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----

    From: AT&T Online Service <heplerkid@sbcglobal.net>

    Sent: Friday, September 27, 2019, 10:44:12 AM PDT

    Subject: Last Warning!

    AT&T Yahoo

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 30th September 2019 So it's time to upgrade before you lose your email access.

    SWITCH NOW

    Protecting your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for choosing

    Yahoo Inc.

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  • August 25, 2019 at 12:18 AM by info

    "From: Frontier Yahoo Mail

    Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:26 AM

    Subject: Email Upgrade

    Frontier Yahoo

    Dear Valued Customer,

    The classic version of your mail will be replaced by our newest version on the 24th of August 2019. We advice that you upgrade before you lose your email access.

    CICK HERE

    Protecting your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    All of us at Frontier Communications want to thank you for your continued business.

    Sincerely,

    Your Frontier Customer Team

    ©2019 Frontier Communications Corporation. All rights reserved. Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Help

    Powered by Microsoft Excel"

    Here is another scam.

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  • July 31, 2019 at 11:57 PM by info

    "From: AT&T Desk <deckreplysdontreplymails@att-domain.com>

    Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 10:16:03 AM PDT

    Subject: Important Notice !!

    AT&T Yahoo

    Dear User,

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 30 (July) 2019. So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.

    Log-in Restore

    Protecting your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen our defenses against the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for choosing Yahoo! Inc.®"

    Here is another scam.

    remove

  • July 14, 2019 at 1:29 PM by info

    "From: "AT&T Yahoo Mail" <noreply@accountalertservers-updates.com>

    Date: July 14, 2019 at 10:09:29 AM CDT

    Subject: WARNING:

    AT&T Yahoo

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 15, June 2019 So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.

    CLICK HERE

    Protecting your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for choosing

    AT&T MAIL"

    Here is another scam.

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  • July 5, 2019 at 7:28 PM by info

    "From: Yahoo Mail AT&T <yorke006@yahoo.com>

    Sent: ‎Tuesday‎, ‎March‎ ‎12‎, ‎2019‎ ‎11‎:‎21‎:‎05‎ ‎AM‎ ‎EDT

    Subject: Warning !!

    AT&T Yahoo

    Dear User,

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 12TH March 2019. So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.

    CLICK HERE

    Protecting your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen our defenses against the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for choosing AT&T Mail."

    Here is another scam.

    remove

  • June 17, 2019 at 12:09 PM by info

    "From: AT&T Yahoo Mail

    Sent: Monday, June 17, 2019 9:56 AM

    Subject: E-mail Reminder

    AT&T Yahoo

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 17 June 2019 So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.

    CLICK HERE

    Protecting your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for choosing

    AT&T Mail."

    Here is another scam.

    remove

  • May 30, 2019 at 11:21 PM by info

    Another scam:

    "From: AT&T Inc. <re-scuremails@att-domainin.net>

    Subject: Important Notice !!

    To:

    Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 1:17 PM

    Dear User,

    The Classic version of your Mail will be replaced by our new version on 30 (May) 2019. So it's time to upgrade, before you lose your email access.

    Log-in

    Restore

    Protecting

    your information is important to us and we work continuously to strengthen our defenses against the threats targeting our Financial Institution.

    Thanks for

    choosing Yahoo! Inc.®"

    remove

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