However, things then get more interesting, the AV giant explained: “Shortly after compromising these Yahoo accounts, the scammers logged in to the affected accounts and added an alternate email address.This alternate email address was quite intriguing, as it appears that the scammers registered a copycat email address on Microsoft’s email service using the exact same user name as the @account.
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There were two things that I found unusual about Yahoo Personals, and both were more annoying than anything else.
Every time someone visits your profile during the first few weeks after you sign up, Yahoo Personals will send you a note saying you have mail.
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Personals network of online personal profiles."Unpaid Yahoo Personals members can sign up, create a profile, search for members and send generic Icebreaker messages.
Symantec urged Yahoo users to enable two-step verification in order to mitigate the risk of being duped by a phishing scam.
In related news, reports have emerged of fake Dropbox emails urging the recipient to click through to view ‘urgent and highly confidential’ documents.
The victim is then required to click on an email icon, after which they’ll be taken to a fake log-in page.
“This latest phishing attack is yet another product of social engineering that easily fools people into sharing login details that open the door to private information.
There they are asked to enter their personal details and other relevant details about them.