An "AT&T Yahoo Attempt to Sign into Your Account" Phishing Scam
From: AT&T Yahoo Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: April 29, 2019 at 2:44:38 PM PDT
Subject: Unexpected sign-in attempt
Reply-To: AT&T Yahoo Mail - email@example.com
Someone on an unrecognized device attempted to sign in to your AT&T Yahoo Account.
This sign in attempt was made on: 29 ( April ), 2019
Review your account activity and remove the devices and apps that you don’t recognize.
AT&T Yahoo Mail
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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 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 anything wrong with your account, it will be shown to you after signing into your account. And, if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your Yahoo account is hijacked.
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