New Yahoo Messenger Password Scam

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  1. Rikter8

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    Attention - ATTENTION DO NOT CLICK ON THESE LINKS!!

    The spammer below hacked a yahoo account, and prompts other users to to go the below link and asks them to sign in.
    This is to steal your Yahoo Password.

    xxxx://pwnedme.info/tosyahoo/index2 Is the location to steal your password. Do NOT log into this page.
    As you can see below, the address shown does NOT take you to a real Yahoo page, but redirects you to the above.

    Here is the context of the Instant message:
    AGAIN - DO NOT CLICK ON THESE LINKS!!

    My Friend: hey someone is uploading pics on your yahoo profile saying they are u, they are posing you look http://access.im/9/yahoopictures you might have to sign in first
    Me: huh??
    My Friend: goto that link, someone uploaded pictures under your yahoo profile and said they was you.
    Me: Whats your name
    My Friend: jennifer, just call me jenny
    Me: Whats your birthdate
    My Friend: go here http://access.im/9/yahoopictures and sign in, and you will see the pics someone uploaded posing to be you.
    Me: Whats your social Security number?
    My Friend: brb
    Logged out
     
    #1 Rikter8, Dec 19, 2010
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2010
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