Once the cybercriminals have stolen their potential victims' account credentials, they will use it to gain access to their accounts, and use the accounts maliciously.
The "AT&T Yahoo! 2019 Agreement Update" Phishing Scam
From: ATT_Update <email@example.com>
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:04:55 AM PDT
Subject: AT&T/ Yahoo! 2019 Agreement Update
Prior to AT&T / Yahoo! Agreement
"Starting From the 30th, of June 2019, AT&T customers will no longer be able to log in to their Yahoo and Tumblr accounts through email addresses with the following domains: att.net, ameritech.net, bellsouth.net, flash.net, nvbell.net, pacbell.net, prodigy.net, sbcglobal.net, snet.net, swbell.net, andwans.net."
Customers will have to Verify their email address to confirm if they have been allocated a different domain or not.
Visit: Yahoo.com/At&t_Online to Verify your Domain
AT&T Online Service
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AT&T customers who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to contact AT&T customer suppport for help.
AT&T customers should always go directly to www.att.com and sign into their accounts from there, instead of clicking on a link in an email message. This will prevent them from being victims of phishing scams.