Yahoo Account De-Activation In Progress Scam

Yahoo users who have received deactivation emails like the one below, which claim that their accounts need to be updated or else they will be deactivated, should delete the emails and should not follow the instructions in them. This is because the fake emails are phishing scams sent by cybercriminals and NOT by Yahoo, to trick Yahoo users into clicking on the link in the fake and malicious email message that goes to a phishing website that steals Yahoo email account username and password.

Yahoo Account De-Activation In Progress Scam

A "Yahoo Account De-Activation In Progress" Scam

From: YAHOO yahoo@email2.yahoo.net nfo@home.comms.yahoo.net <sc-nielsen@hotmail.com>

To: security@yahoo.com <security@yahoo.com>

Sent: Saturday, January 4, 2020, 05:52:01 AM PST

Subject: 🔓🚩 ACCOUNT DE-ACTIVATION IN PROGRESS

Expand Your yahoo!mail

You received this email because your account needs to be updated.

Please update your account for a more secured mailbox.

In accordance with yahoo terms and conditions, users that do not comply with this

Update will have their accounts deactivated.

Click on the link below to update your account now and enjoy a more featured mailbox.

UPDATE NOW

Thank you for using our services.

Yahoo respects your privacy. Please read our online Privacy Statement.

Yahoo Corporation. One Yahoo Way, Redmond, WA 98052

Yahoo users who have already received the phishing email messages, and who have followed the instructions in them, are asked to change their Yahoo account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked by cybercriminals and used fraudulently.

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  • November 25, 2021 at 10:47 AM by an anonymous user from: Toronto Division, North York, On, Canada

    Thank you for the info. I received the email today, Nov 25, 2021:

    With courtesy to you. We noticed that you have been ignoring our messages to upgrade your email. We are about to stop incoming emails to your email if you don't upgrade to our latest version within 48 hours from receiving this message.

    You need to upgrade your email immediately. Please re-login and your email will be upgraded automatically.

    Do not discard, this notice is not an invoice, it's a courtesy reminder to upgrade.

    We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    Thanks,

    Yahoo

  • November 4, 2020 at 8:21 AM by an anonymous user from: Baily Squre Officer Colony, Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    HI

    I have received this email, Yahoo ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION FINAL WARNING!..

    is it fake or original?

    Please suggest me

    Email Body Here:

    YAHOO! MAIL

    Dear user,

    It's mandatory that you Verify your account to avoid permanent deactivation of your account as our record indicates your account is yet to be verified.

    "Starting from 5TH NOVEMBER 2020, YAHOO! may at any time terminate its services to accounts for failure to perform annual Security Verification in accordance with our policy oath and terms"

    Take a minute to verify your account for faster, safer and full featured YAHOO! experience.

    CLICK ON THE ATTACHED TO VERIFY YOUR ACCOUNT.

    Thanks

    • November 4, 2020 at 10:04 AM by info

      It is a fake.

  • October 20, 2020 at 7:06 PM by an anonymous user from: Bahrain

    Dear Sir,

    I have recieved this e-mail from yahoo it says :

    Dear user,our team recieved your request to delete your account,we will process your request within 03 working days.

    please cancel the request by clicking on the link below.

    ( what shall I do because I did not request anything of such .please advise.

    Thank you very much

    • October 20, 2020 at 8:15 PM by info

      It is a scam, just delete the email and do not follow the instructions in it.

      • October 21, 2020 at 3:05 AM by an anonymous user from: Bahrain

        Thank you very much

  • September 18, 2020 at 5:13 AM by an anonymous user from: Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines

    Just today September 18, 2020 got this from Yahoo Action <michaelpaguntalan14@yahoo.com.ph

    -

    Yahoo!MAIL

    Dear User,

    Prior to Yahoo! Agreement

    "Starting today 18th of Sep 2020, YAHOO! customers who have not updated their email account will no longer be able to log in to their Yahoo and through email addresses.

    Customers will have to Verify their email address to confirm

    kindly click on the attachment re-login and verify now! we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

    Thank you,

    Yahoo service

    Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.

    For assistance, log in to your email! website and choose the "Help" link on any page.

    Customer Service Email ID # 1009.

    c 2020!, Inc. All rights reserved.

    - did background check and this Michael Paguntalan is a teener and can't be working for Yahoo -> BUSTED!

  • September 7, 2020 at 3:50 PM by an anonymous user from: Udon Thani, Thailand

    More phishing emails about updating Yahoo accounts in 2020! Beware and delete!

    "Dear User,

    Prior to Yahoo! Agreement

    Starting on September 20th 2020, YAHOO! customers who have not upgraded their email account will no longer be able to log in to their Yahoo and through email addresses."

  • January 31, 2020 at 9:21 AM by an anonymous user from: La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

    I received this message today... Should I delete it?

    "Yahoo!MAIL

    Dear Valued User,

    Your email address will be discontinued on February 2, 2020. This is to inform you that we are updating our service agreement and privacy

    statement. Please keep your secure information updated.

    Do not ignore!

    UPGRADE NOW

    Thanks,

    Yahoo Mail!"

    • January 31, 2020 at 9:28 AM by info

      Yes, delete it because it is a phishing scam.

  • January 30, 2020 at 8:22 AM by an anonymous user from: Needham, Massachusetts, United States

    This was sent to mine yesterday:

    "YAH00&lNC <ancayagudin@yahoo.com>

    Jan 29 at 11:07 PM

    YAHOO!

    Dear EmaiI User,

    Our deadline for updating aII Yahoo E-mail account is Today You are advised to update your account now to avoid being terminated.

    We are doing this to help you keep your mai|box save from malicious users.

    Please follow the below procedure to complete the process

    Update Your Account Now

    Note: Your Email will be closed if not updated before the end of tomorrow.

    We apologize for any inconveniences.

    Thank You For Using Yahoo!

    Sincerely,

    Yahoo! Customer Care 2020@INC!"

  • January 23, 2020 at 12:53 PM by info

    "Fw: ✅ ACCOUNT DE-ACTIVATION IN PROGRESS™ (⏰ Final reminder)

    Thu 1/23/2020 12:39 PM

    On Sunday, January 19, 2020, 11:32 AM, Yahoo Mail <agroble_2000@yahoo.com> wrote:

    Yahoo!MAIL

    "Prior to Yahoo! Agreement"

    Starting from January 25,2020, YAHOO! customer's who have not updated their email account will no longer be able to log into their Yahoo email addresses. and all data,messages and files will be permanently deleted from Yahoo network,due to subsequent verification failure and junk filtering,

    Customer's will have to verify their email address to confirm,Once verification is done successfully you will be redirected back to your inbox.

    kindly Download the attachment below to verify, we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

    Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.

    For assistance, log in to your email! website and choose the "Help" link on any page.

    Customer Service Email ID # 1009.

    c 2020!, Inc. All rights reserved.

    Sincere

    Yahoo Inc"

    Here is another scam.

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