- Thought I might pass this along to anyone I think uses a phone
service by SBC, or one of their affiliates, that might fool them into
opening said message. This is a ligit. alert from SBC Yahoo!
Don't do it! If you feel the need to forward this, please address
your forward 'TO' yourself and bcc (Blind Carbon Copy) your
recipients, asking them to do the same. The sooner everyone catches
on, the better.
You can see that even if you do not have SBC as your internet
provider, as your phone provider, one might be curious as to what is
contained. You poor PC people....
Dear SBC Yahoo! Member,
You may have recently received an email or emails that appear to come
from "admin@...," "admin@...," "admin@...,"
"admin@...," or similar address. This email is forged and
contains a virus inside a file usually named "message.zip" or contains
a subject line that includes the words "your account." To protect your
computer, please delete the email immediately and do not open the
The forged email states that your email address is expiring. This is
not correct. SBC Yahoo! would not send you an email to inform you of
an expired email address.
The originators of email viruses use varying tactics. As a general
rule, you should not open attachments in emails from individuals that
you do not know.
Please do not respond to this message. For additional information, see
SBC Yahoo! Member Services
This is a service email related to your use of SBC Yahoo!. Please do
not respond to this email. To learn more about Yahoo!'s use of