Musings on personal and enterprise technology (of potential interest to professional technoids and others)

Sunday, January 9, 2022

PSA: Yet another phishing attempt to Yahoo Mail users

Unfortunately, many will see the "Yahoo Mail" portion of the From: field and not check that the sender is a different account (, possibly an innocent person whose account is being impersonated by the hacker), and may click on the link.

(in the below, the link has been removed)

 ----- Forwarded Message -----

From: Yahoo Mail <>
Sent: Sunday, January 9, 2022, 05:26:03 PM EST
Subject: Re: Thank you


The Classic version of  Yahoo Mail will be replaced by our new version on the 9th of JANUARY 2022. So it's time to verify, before you lose your email access. 
Please click here  Log-in Restore   to re-validate your mailbox.

Note: Failure to comply within 24hrs might lead to permanent deactivation.