Yahoo Request To Delete Your Folders and Document Permanently

Yahoo users who have received the "Request To Delete Your Folders and Document Permanently" email like the one below, which claims that they need to confirm the deletion of their folders and documents, are asked to delete them because they are phishing scams. The fake email messages are being sent by cybercriminals to steal Yahoo usernames and passwords, by tricking Yahoo users into visiting a phishing website that steals email account credentials.

Yahoo Request To Delete Your Folders and Document Permanently

The "Request To Delete Your Folders and Document Permanently" Scam

From: Yahoo Server <waimre@xtra.co.nz>

Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:22 AM

Subject: Request Confirmation

Dear value user,

We received your request on 07/08/2019 to delete your Folders and Document permanently. Please reconfirm your request by choosing either of the options.

1. Click here to continue using our service (log in your details)

2. Click here to discontinue using our service.

Copyright © 2019 The Yahoo Team

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 the phishing website with their 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 in. And, if you were tricked by one of these phishing scams, please change your password immediately before your Yahoo account is hijacked. If your account has already been hijacked, click here for help regaining access to it.

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