Re: OT somewhat: yahoo email accounts are being hacked
- I've deleted the message, and set the email addresses used to moderate all messages.
Unfortunately only the Group owner can reset the group settings such that ALL messages are moderated.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Kim <deidrekim@...> wrote:
> There's yet another wave of spamm showing up on Yahoogroups email
> lists from Yahoo email addresses, because they are being hacked again. :(
> If any of you use Yahoo mail, esp. for anything important, like
> paying bills, or as your Paypal or Ebay email address, or just to
> subscribe to Yahoogroups, keep a weather eye on the account. If your
> password is easy to guess, you might want to change it. Please note
> that you do not have to use a Yahoo email account to subscribe to any
> If a message shows up on this list that is spamm, the mods should
> take care of it asap. :)
> Spamm emails often have no subject line, and often only have a link
> in the body of the email itself. Please don't click on these links!
> Just delete the email, and empty the trashcan afterwards. These links
> often contain viruses and other malware. If you have accidentally
> clicked on such a link, close that browser page immediately, and
> close any open programs. Then scan your computer with your updated
> anti-virus and anti-malware programs. Hopefully, that will take care
> of any problems.