A new phishing attempt: telling you that you’ve used up your resources

I got this today, and while it has the markings of being legit, the first question you have to ask yourself is why Yahoo! would use a web site other than Yahoo! in emails to you. Also, why would the email come from someone other than Yahoo! (And for you Gmail snobs, you may see them for Gmail as well). Needless to say, it is a phishing attempt and should be deleted.

—- Text below this line —-

Dear Account User,

Your mailbox has exceeded the limit of 30 GB, which is as set by your
manager, you are currently at 30.9GB, very soon you will not be able to
create new e-mail to send or receive again until you validate your
mailbox.To re-validate your mailbox, click on the link below and follow
the instruction for your upgrade.

http://4discorecords.com/templates/atomic/new/administrator_restore.htm

Sincerely,

Email Administrator.

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2 responses to “A new phishing attempt: telling you that you’ve used up your resources

  1. Thanks for the heads up but, why do you say, “Gmail snobs” ?

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