The "Your Yahoo E-Mail Will Expire Soon" Phishing Scam
From: Yahoo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: May 28, 2019 at 9:14:15 AM EDT
Subject: Your e-mail will expire soon! (FINAL WARNING)
Action is required on your account because your email is about to expire.
To avoid account termination, you are required to update your account with us now.
Open the attachment to update your account with us.
Account Services Department.
Yahoo users who have already been tricked by the same phishing email messages are asked to change their passwords before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cyber criminals. Yahoo users whose accounts have already been hijacked can go to https://login.yahoo.com/ and click the "Trouble Signing in?" link to recover their accounts.
To protect against phishing scams, Yahoo users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should instead go directly to https://login.yahoo.com/ or use the Yahoo mobile app. Once users have signed into their accounts they will be notified of changes, requests, or updates if there is any.
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