Yahoo Wants You to Update Your Account Information-Phishing!

Yahoo Wants You to Update Your Account Information-Phishing!

 
Summary of eRumor:
This appears to be a very realistic looking notice from Yahoo asking for readers to updated their account information.  It warns of a deactivation of the account if there is no response within 72 hours.

The Truth:
This is a scam to get readers personal information called phishing.
Phishing is an attempt on the part of scammers to trick computer users into going to their website or releasing personal information.   There are thousands of variations circulating the Internet.
It is a good practice for Internet users to never respond to such emails and block the senders, if possible.
For more examples and additional information please visit our page on phishing: Click for findings.
updated 4/16/12