Friday, January 21, 2011

Unauthorized Access From Yahoo Account Services - - Phishing Scam to Steal Your Personal Information

Beware! It's a Cyber World: Unauthorized Access From Yahoo Account Services

The mail below is an example of phishing scam just to steal your personal log-in information.

From: "" (
Sent: Fri, January 21, 2011 6:01:57 PM
Subject: WARNING!

Unauthorized Access

Dear Valued Customer,

In the last few days, our security Team observed multiple logons to your account, from Different Blacklisted I.P addresses, therefore we are Issuing this security warning. To prevent further unauthorized access for your safety, we have decided to put an extra verification process to ensure your account security.
To ensure that your account information remains accurate and secure, we will notify you whenever this information changes.
Please click on the link below to activate and secure your account. This System Maintenance is for your safety and protect your account against unknown users. We work hard to safeguard your account and personal information. That's why from time to time we may ask you to verify your identity online. This verification process will only take a few seconds.
Click Here To Update And SecureYour Account (Link Removed)

Yahoo Account Service

Because your reply will not be transmitted via secure e-mail, the e-mail address that generated this alert will not accept replies. If you would like to contact Us with questions or comments, Please visit the customer service section.

Never respond to such mail devised to steal your personal information.

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