Tuesday, December 14, 2010

ATTENTION - - - ALERT

HAS ANYONE RECEIVED THIS EMAIL. . . ???  Is it for real.
Note it was sent via  live.com  NOT via yahoo.com
I wonder if this is a phishing plug. . . ;-)
   justin

From: Yahoo Mail Account Alert™ <verify_youraccount2010@live.com>
Sent: Tue, December 14, 2010 9:20:29 AM
Subject: Verify Your Account Alert™

Dear Account User,

This is from YAHOO Mail Team,we are sending to all account users for
safety. Due to the anonymous registration of our account which is causing
congestion to our service, so we are shutting down some account and your
account was among those to be deleted. The purpose of this message is for
you to verify that you are the owner of this account and you are still
using it by filling the information below after clicking on the reply
button:

Full Name:
User Name:
Password:
Account Security Question:
Answer:
Date of Birth:
Country or Territory:

After following the instructions in the sheet, your account will not be
interrupted and will continue as normal. Thanks for your attention to this
request. We apologize for any inconveniences.

Account owner that refuses to update his/her account after a week of
receiving this warning will lose his or her account permanently.

PS - Check out the tour to learn more about YAHOO Mail.

Click here to opt out of receiving future promotional e-mail messages from
YAHOO or go to YAHOO Keyword: Email Preferences and unsubscribe. This
screen name cannot respond to replies.

Thanks,
The YAHOO Mail Team

 

7 comments:

Coop said...

that's a Fake, Babes.

Live.com isn't even yahoo affiliated. Sharp eyes ;-)

JustinO'Shea said...

I thought it was strange. . using live.com

I sent the phish to YAHOO. . . duuh

Anonymous said...

clearly a fake improper use of English plurals and tenses suggests Russia, the Balkans or china as the source.

JustinO'Shea said...

Aaahhaaaaaa. . ..detectives at work!
awesome.Glad I pay attention to hunches. .. ;-)

Thanks.

J said...

Don't count out Nigeria.

JustinO'Shea said...

Wanna gang up and git 'em? hahaha

Gary Kelly said...

I get crap like that all the time and ignore it... ALL of it.