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Yahoo email asking for personal information

I received an email from yahoo saying that I must reply and give my password and account info within 7 days or my email account will be closed. How do I know if this is really yahoo? What should I do?

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You must think.

Why would Yahoo, which already controls your account, be asking for your password?

There's a link in here that tells you how to report your fake e-mail:
http://security.yahoo.com/article.html;_ylc=X3oDMTFhOWJhMGZmBF9TAzU2NTAwMDAwMgRhaWQDMjAwNjEwMjYwMwRjbmFtZQNmZWF0dXJlZA--?aid=2006102603

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