The "Yahoo Account Verification Final Warning" Phishing Scam
From: yahoo. com <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:40:34 PM GMT+2
Subject: Notifications Account Verification Final Warning
You have not being able to meet up with the verification task.
Your mailbox with yahoo.com needs to be verified.
This may cause your mailbox Closed Permanently or you may not be able to receive mails.
To continue using your mailbox, you need to upgrade and verify your mailbox. The service is free.
Click Here To Proceed
Once the upgrade is complete, your mailbox will work effectively.
Postmaster+ Email Administrator ©2019.
Do not ignore this warning, you may be permanently suspended for using our mail service.
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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 the 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 something 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.
For victims whose accounts have already been hijacked, click here for help.