The "Yahoo! Mailbox Due For Upgrade" Scam
From: Yahoo!Mail Security® <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2019, 07:24:23 AM GMT-3
Subject: 🔓🚩✉: FINAL WARNING: Don't Get Locked Out!
Dear Valued Customer,
YAHOO! ✉ MAILBOX DUE FOR UPGRADE.
The security of your Email is important to us. In light of reported security issues or suspicious activity on this Email, please confirm the ownership of your Email to prevent shutdown of this account.
Kindly follow the verify button below to secure your account according to our terms of services and privacy poIicy.
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.
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