email from yahoo-inc.com?
i created a new yahoo id and i put my other email address (this one) as the back up.
i got an email from an address that was @yahoo-inc.com asking me to verify my email address because another id had been added to my account. now i wasnt really sure so i went to the link it had and i logged in, but it told me the account i was registered for was not the one i was logged in to...
so i got scared and i went and changed my password right away.
was this a hacker??? now that i changed my password, they cant get in right?
- ♦Opty misstix♦Lv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
That isn't a Spam.Its an E-mail from Yahoo to confirm your E-mail address (The New one).Even I got it to verify my E-mail address to the one I provided.But Beware of one thing,Yahoo never asks you to give out your personal details or any other such personal data of yours.
As you've changed your password for now,you're safe.Nobody can get into your E-mail account or hack you.The Best thing I advise is,keep changing your mail password very often.This makes others to know your password or hack into your account!
Here's what you should NOT do:-
- RobinLv 44 years ago
I have not recieve any of this yet but... This topic was bought up in either some forum I went to or Yahoo Answers. From the info I aquired, This started back a few years ago in the 90s to early 2000 and recently this hoax has recently resurfaced... But the one I've read was sent to hotmail 'supposingly' from MSN and not Yahoo. Also MSN have already confirmed back then that there is no such thing.
- 5 years ago
Yahoo Mail Maintenance Scheduled for 10 pm PT on Sat. May 9
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- 3 years ago
This comes up on mine..."Someone is trying to sign-in on your account with outdated security or old apps". Funny...no one was here to try and sign in. Would guess it's a scam, didn't answer.
- 4 years ago
It's a scam. The purple "Y" that accompanies a Yahoo message isn't right and it's blurry. DO NOT follow the listed links they provide. "yahoo-inc" isn't part of Yahoo.
- 6 years ago
Yahoo is THE WORST there is. Why anyone would sigh up with them is beyond any common sense