The "Yahoo Your Mail Version is Outdated" Phishing Scam
From: Yahoo! Mail Team - email@example.com
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 8:52:27 AM CDT
Subject: Final upgrade
Image result for yahoo logo
Your Mail version is outdated,
Follow the link below and accept our new terms and conditions
for new improvements on your account.
Failure to Upgrade to the newest Yahoo Mail 10.1 now will result
to a permanent account closure
Yahoo! Mail Team
Please do not reply to this message. Mail sent to this address cannot be answer
Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen Yahoo credentials, they will use it to hijack their potential victims’ accounts and use the accounts fraudulently. This is why Yahoo customers should never click on links in email messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://www.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 customers who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to contact Yahoo for help.
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