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Yahoo Mail Update 2012 (c) - Is this legit?


Yahoo Mail Update 2012 (c) - Is this legit?

I received this email and wonder if it's legit?? and what I need to do to keep my email.


Yahoo Member Service []

Thu 2/23/2012 3:41 AM


Dear Customer,



Due to congestion in all SBC Yahoo! -  user accounts, there shall be a removal exercise of all used and unused SBC Yahoo! -  Accounts. Yahoo! Inc would be shutting down several accounts.

For immediate access, please click here to validate your account:

NB: Failure to to update your Yahoo! account will result to a permanent closure.

Thank you for being a loyal SBC Yahoo! -  Mail user.

We hope you enjoy the newest version of Yahoo! Mail.

David McDowell
Senior Director
Yahoo! Mail Product Management

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Re: Yahoo Mail Update 2012 (c) - Is this legit?



We have recently become aware of this e-mail. It was not generated by AT&T, and we believe it is a scam. Please help us track the person responsible for this e-mail by forwarding the message with the Internet headers to:


Thank you,




I am an AT&T ConnecTech employee and the postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent AT&T’s position, strategies or opinions.

I'm here to help with any technical issues you may have but if you need advanced ConnecTech support over the phone, please visit the
ConnecTech website or call 1-800-344-1734 (Phone support is available 8 am – 11 pm Central Time, 7 days a week)
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Re: Yahoo Mail Update 2012 (c) - Is this legit?

Is Yahoo really trying to take over email? All of a sudden one day all my at&t email was transferred to a Yahoo account. What happened? I had to start my AT&T email from scratch. What is going on? How do I get the Yahoo mail back to. AT&T?
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Also, hover over where it says click here and note this address shows

definately not at&t.

also any mails like this first look at the header info on the mail and google the ip addresses that it


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sadly they did

though least now if leave at&t you get to keep your email once it is on the yahoo system.

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