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"ATT Yahoo Attempt to Sign into Your Account" Phishing Scam

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"ATT Yahoo Attempt to Sign into Your Account" Phishing Scam

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AT&T Yahoo users should be aware of fake email messages like the one below, which claim that an attempt to sign into their Yahoo account. The email messages are phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to steal Yahoo usernames and passwords, by tricking Yahoo users into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials.

An "AT&T Yahoo Attempt to Sign into Your Account" Phishing Scam

From: AT&T Yahoo Mail - crd63@sbcglobal.net

Date: April 29, 2019 at 2:44:38 PM PDT

Subject: Unexpected sign-in attempt

Reply-To: AT&T Yahoo Mail - og565403@gmail.com

AT&T Yahoo

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.

Review Now

Thanks,

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.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • June 21, 2019 at 5:12 PM by info

    "From: Yahoo Mail! <agaguchambers@hotmail.com>

    Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:19:42 PM GMT 2

    Subject: Security : unusual Sign_in Attempt Re

    YAHOO !

    Dear User,

    We detected something unusual about a recent sign-in to your email account from unknown location,

    You have to verify your email address information, to upgrade your email security & avoid account termination .

    Yes, I would like to Upgrade my account

    No cancel Upgrade request "

    Here is another scam.

    remove

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