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Post Posted September 23rd, 2016, 3:27 am

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Post Posted September 23rd, 2016, 5:50 am

This explains why most of the spoofed spam messages I've received in the last couple of years, claiming to be from people I know, were from yahoo addresses.
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2016, 6:57 am

Well, that's good to know.....Only thing wrong now is....
all of my email addys are now reported as... "We do not recognize that email address."
What!?
Typical of Yahoo.
Stuff everything up trying to improve things.

I can log in using their recovery system, but after I log out, I'm back to, ^, square one.
Yeah well, I don't use it that much, so no great loss.

Apparently, somehow, they fixed things.
Whooda thought?
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2016, 7:41 am

All this coming out just as Verizon was about to purchase Yahoo . . . . hmmmm.

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Post Posted September 23rd, 2016, 4:41 pm

Haven't had any issues with my Yahoo email addresses nor any of my ISP email addresses which are linked with Yahoo. :wink:
I often change my passwords for my Yahoo email addresses and my security questions for my recovery information.
A while back got a message when I logged in to change my password for security purposes and this was before this news about Yahoo users accounts information being stolen hit the internet/news.

edit: Thought it was Yahoo purchasing Verizon. *oops* *This is what happens when you do way too much IT work.*
Read some more about what's been happening with Yahoo and many Thanks to those here for posting the links about it here in the thread.
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Post Posted September 24th, 2016, 12:40 pm


Thanks for posting that link. :)
Here's another article Could Yahoo hack kill Verizon deal?

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Post Posted September 26th, 2016, 12:10 pm

It's doubtful, if anything Yahoo might succumb to Verizon's somewhat questionable methods and weaknesses.

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Post Posted September 26th, 2016, 4:02 pm

Grumpus wrote:It's doubtful, if anything Yahoo might succumb to Verizon's somewhat questionable methods and weaknesses.

Agreed. Being assimilated into Verizion does not bode well for Yahoo

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Post Posted September 27th, 2016, 5:47 am

It might not go as planned since the SEC is looking at the merger again and it appearsYahoo might not have been fully honest about the breach to Verizon.

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Post Posted September 29th, 2016, 11:33 am

Grumpus wrote:It might not go as planned since the SEC is looking at the merger again and it appearsYahoo might not have been fully honest about the breach to Verizon.

:shock: Wondering am what is going to happen to Yahoo!. :?
To Yahoo! or not to Yahoo!? That is the question! :?

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Post Posted September 29th, 2016, 12:24 pm

Apparently Verizon is locked into the deal so it's going to have to fix it.

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Post Posted September 29th, 2016, 12:49 pm

Grumpus wrote:Apparently Verizon is locked into the deal so it's going to have to fix it.

Locked?
Read somewhere that the deal isn't completely finalized until 2017? Not 100% certain of that.

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 6:33 am

Think process not commitments . . .
. . . and on that note maybe Verizon and Yahoo both need a full Monty.

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Post Posted October 4th, 2016, 11:35 am

Nice to know Mozilla are in bed with creeps like this..

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo ... SKCN1241YT
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