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    Yahoo Mail Scam

    Sorry for pasting a scam, but here is an obvious one:

    This is a scam, right? Yahoo can tell what email account are active and which are dormant. No need for this, and they'd never ask for a password.

    "yahoo-account-services-us[at]" <yahoo-account-services-us[at]>

    Dear User,

    We are sorry to inform you that we are currently working on
    securing our server. During this process, accounts which are
    not manually verified by us will be deleted, Please confirm and
    submit your login information for manual verification by one of
    our customer care agents.

    Information which is to be provided for account verification is below.
    Please be sure to click the REPLYbutton first before attempting to fill the form:

    User Name: -----------------------------
    User Id: --------------------------------
    Password: -------------------------------
    Date Of Birth: --------------------------
    Country (At Sign up): -------------------

    NOTE: Your login information is 100% safe and secure with us.
    We are sorry for any inconveniences
    this might cause you. Bringing to you the best services is our primary objective

    Warning!!! Account owner that refuses to update his/her account
    after two weeks of receiving this warning will lose the account permanently.
    __________________________________________________ _________________

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    The cold, wet one
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    Yes, it's a scam. They know that info already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milkman View Post

    This is a scam, right?
    Milkman, quick rule of thumb, anything, anything, anything, anything that asks for your password is a scam. Always. Everytime. Without exception.

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