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Go to yahoo login page, there you should see a "i cant access my account" button just bellow the boxes where you type your username and password click that and you should be take to a page where it will ask if you want to recover your passoword,username or if your account is compromised just select which problem your having and they will just ask some info's and some security question's.
after that your account should be ok

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Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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Recently spam hackers have been hijacking Email accounts to use for their own dirty deeds and scams. The best thing to do is to deactivate your Yahoo account and make a new one.

Click here to go to the Yahoo compromisation web site and follow the instructions to disable your account.

The reason deleting the account is because these spam hackers are sending unwanted advertising to all your contacts claiming to be you. As far as you know they might even be sending emails to all your contacts asking for money.
There was a recent scam where spam hackers hijacked this lady's account and sent a message to all her contacts that she was stuck in Namibia and needed money to be sent to a specified account to get home.

To stop it, delete your email account, or if you are able to regain access, change your password to something a little more complex and define for yourself a few security questions only you would know. Another thing is just to contact all the people you had in your contacts and tell them that you account has been compromised and that they must ignore any emails received from it.

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I would doubt that it's real. Have you forwarded it to Yahoo for their opinion? it sounds like a Phishing email. If you have virus protection in place you are probably OK. To be sure I would do a full scan of your system and if you have it, run a anti-spyware program. I like Spybot Search & Destroy.

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