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In the last 1-2 months, I have received spam from at least 3 or 4 friends I know with Yahoo! Mail accounts. It seems there's some systemic problem there, but I don't know what it is. Were Yahoo! Mail account passwords compromised en masse?

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Are these genuine mails sent via Yahoo or merely random mails with an appropriate From: header? – Claudius Nov 13 '12 at 16:53

Where Yahoo! mail account passwords compromised en masse?


You should be able to check if an email account was compromised in that attack, via the Sucuri website.

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Thanks. Two that I just checked were not in that leak. Must be some other reason. – Dan Nov 13 '12 at 16:37

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