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Anonymous asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo MailAbuse and spam · 6 years ago

RECEIVED AN EMAIL STATING DUE TO AN UPGRADE SSL THAT YAHOO NNEDED ACCOUNT INFO. WAS THIS LEGITAMATE?

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  • 6 years ago
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    This sounds like a phishing email designed to collect your account information. If Yahoo sends you an email it will address you by your real name, never as Dear User, Dear Yahoo Account Holder, or Dear Yahoo Mail User. Yahoo sends emails from a @cc.yahoo-inc.com address only. Yahoo will never send you an email asking that you change, update, or verify your account information by clicking on a link in the email.

    Protecting yourself from "phishing" or "spoofing" - https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN2092.html?impres...

    Reporting a phishing email sent from a Yahoo! email address - https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN3477.html?impres...

    Why do I see a purple Y! next to certain messages in my Inbox? - https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN3405.html?impres...

    You can get the Yahoo Account team to check if the message you received was actually sent by Yahoo by following the steps below.

    Start here - https://io.help.yahoo.com/contact/index?page=home&...

    Click on "Yahoo Mail" and select the version you need help with.

    Under Topic select "Abuse and spam"

    Under Subtopic select "Received suspicious email from Yahoo"

    Under Recommended Options you will find more information.

    One option is to click on the "Email" link

    Fill out the form completely

    Click the "Create Request" button

  • 6 years ago

    no it was not u were scammed

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