The "Yahoo Mailbox Suspension Notice" Scam
From: Email Team firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 04:28:47 PM GMT+2
Subject: ✉️ Mailbox suspension notice, Kindly update your mailbox today.
CUSTOMER ID #:383013292797
Prior to Yahoo! Agreement
"Starting on April 30th, 2021, YAHOO! customers who have not upgraded 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!
This is due to the ongoing upgrade on our server.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
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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