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24523Re: [Y-Mail] Yahoo Mail Hack Sending Emails With Single Link To Rogue Websites

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  • Donna Lee
    Mar 6, 2013
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      Why is only affecting Yahoo email accounts too?
      Most of the accounts that have been hacked are those with a Yahoo email!

       
      Donna Ford Lee
      Tulsa, OK


      From: adeomus ******** <carpediemadeomus@...>
      To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 7:21 PM
      Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Yahoo Mail Hack Sending Emails With Single Link To Rogue Websites




      why are people still clicking on links ?!
      it's been shown to be the single most hazardous thing to do.

      ..But magic has a habit of lying low, 
      like a rake in the grass.

      ~Terry Pratchett
      ~







      --- On Wed, 3/6/13, Bill Todd <bt542000@...> wrote:

      From: Bill Todd <bt542000@...>
      Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Yahoo Mail Hack Sending Emails With Single Link To Rogue Websites
      To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
      Received: Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 2:23 PM



      its simple
      don't click on the link just delete the email

      On 6 March 2013 16:21, Chris B <chrisjbrady@...> wrote:
       
      There's this trojan virus going round that is exploiting weaknesses in Yahoo's security. Basically you receive an email with a single URL to click on. This then sends you to a rogue website which downloads a piece of XLS or Javascript onto your computer. This in turn steals your Yahoo login cookies and sends them on to hackers. It also generates similar emails and sends them to everyone in your contacts address book.

      This is all detailed in posts to Yahoo Group [Y-Mail] and also at this excellent website:

      http://www.iitp.org.nz/newsletter/article/414?utm_source=index

      Although this article is about issues with yahoo mail in New Zealand, the hack described seems to be the same that everyone else is reporting.

      The question is how to remove this piece of XLS or Javascript? And also how to avoid getting the damn thing in the first place. Many thanks.




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