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    Messages from Yahoo.

    This is a discussion on Messages from Yahoo. within the Sky Email and Portal Log-in forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I keep getting messages from Yahoo Mail saying that they have prevented a sign in on my Yahoo mail account. ...

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      Messages from Yahoo.

      I keep getting messages from Yahoo Mail saying that they have prevented a sign in on my Yahoo mail account. This sign in is suposed to be from China. Now I do not have a Yahoo email account to my knowledge but, apparently my Sky email account is linked to Yahoo. I have never used my Sky email account and the messages I am getting do not mention Sky. These messages are being sent to my Hotmail account which is my main account. If I have a Sky or Yahoo account I would like to close them down. I did get a message, purportedly from Sky, a couple of weeks ago saying that because I haven't used my Sky email account they would be closing it down. I am fine with that although I have heard nothing since. I am very reluctant to click on any of the links that are sent as I have no idea whether these are scams or genuine. Any ideas anyone please.


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      Re: Messages from Yahoo.

      I get much the same from Gmail. It is actually my Sky account trying to retrieve mail. I would be suspicious of anything about China, but if you don't have or use the account there is little to worry about.

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      Re: Messages from Yahoo.

      Thanks for that. I haven't clicked any of the links and I do not use my Sky account. I would delete my Sky account myself but as I say I don't want to click the links and Sky told me a couple of weeks ago that they will be deleting my account if I don't use it but if I wanted to use then log in to it. Well obviously I do not want to do that so I think it's best just left alone.

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      Re: Messages from Yahoo.

      If you are getting such emails you must change your passwords don't forget that Yahoo was apparently recently hacked according to Sky's website.

     

     

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