[kwlug-disc] OT: Hotmail/Yahoo account breakins

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Tue Mar 26 05:45:18 EDT 2013

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 03:31:37PM -0500, Rashkae wrote:
> On 02/28/2013 01:38 AM, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> Thank you..  This was where my gut was leading me, but without a
> Press release or announcement from yahoo that "By the way, all your
> accounts belong to someone else." I was hoping there would be some
> collaborative evidence.  This is a serious breach on the part of
> Yahoo.  Not only that the breach has somehow happened, but the
> complete silence puts lots of people at risk.

The spam messages from yahoo accounts seem to have diminished
significantly. If there was a breach then I would not expect this (but
it could be possible). What's going on?

- Paul


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