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Security failed on yahoo.com account: bj.believes@yahoo.com. A bogus message has been generated to every address in my book and it is causing people to be concerned for my health.

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Well thats a virus old one but never checked how to fix it (always formatted).

but check www.malwarebyte.org and download their program and run it in safe mode.

that might fix it

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It is not uncommon for a person to have more than one email account.
Most email service providers offer their customers a way to import email contacts and messages from other email accounts into the account maintained by the provider.

Some email service providers, such as Gmail and Yahoo Mail, have an email migration tool built in to their email interface.

Other providers, such as Comcast, direct their customers to use the TrueSwitch email migration tool.

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Log in to your Yahoo mail account. Click "Contacts."
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Go to the Esaya TrueSwitch secure transfer Web page. Check the box next to the "Terms of Service" statement.

Click "Begin."
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The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'pop.bizmail.yahoo.com', Server: 'pop.bizmail.yahoo.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10013, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E


I believe this is caused when your router has blocked port 25.
Open your e-mail program go to the menu and click > Tools > Accounts > "your account" > Properties > Advanced. Change port 25 to either 587 > OK
If 587 doesn't work, try changing to port 467.

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Can't access my YAHOO email, even though connected to INTERNET !!!


Many times, you can recover a hacked or compromised Yahoo! account after using on-site password-recovery tools.
The process can take a few minutes to complete, but once you are finished you'll be back in your account.
If the password-recovery method does not work, then you can always contact the security group at Yahoo! Inc. via email.
Of course, you'll need access to a secondary email address to message the company's support team.

Type "login.yahoo.com" into the browser's URL address field.
You are greeted by the Yahoo! account sign in page.
Click the "I can't access my account" link in the box on the right side.
Select the "My account may have been compromised" option from the choice of sign in problems.
Click the "Next" button.
Type your Yahoo! ID and security code on the next page.
Click "Next" to continue.
Select an alternative email address to send a reset link to.
This only works if you previously added a secondary email address.
If not or the alternative email address has been tampered with, then select the "I can't access any of the above" option.
Click "Next."
Answer the security questions on the next few pages.
You will usually have to answer at least two security questions.
Enter a new password and repeat the password when prompted.
Click the "Next" button to finalize the password-reset process.
Recover a compromised Yahoo! e-mail account
http://www.trishtech.com/internet/recover_a_compromised_yahoo_account.php

How to recover your Hacked Yahoo! Account
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As its name implies, Yahoo Messenger allows you to exchange instant messages with other Yahoo users.
But the software's capabilities extend far beyond one-on-one text conversations.
You can use Yahoo Messenger to participate in chat rooms, share photos, make telephone calls, video chat, play games and more.
When you experience problems accessing your Yahoo Messenger account, you may receive a message that it has been locked. Locked Accounts Yahoo places locks on Messenger accounts as a security precaution.
The locks take effect when there are multiple, failed attempts to access a user's Yahoo account.
Even if you unsuccessfully tried to to sign in to a different Yahoo product, you may find your Messenger account locked.
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To unlock your account, go to Yahoo's sign-in page and enter your user ID and password.
When you reach your My Yahoo page, click on one of the Quicklinks you see on the left side of the page.
Leave your My Yahoo page open.
Sign into Yahoo Messenger for the Web, then try to sign into Yahoo Messenger.
If you are unsuccessful, contact customer care.
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"Account locked" messages aren't the only sign-in problems you may experience with Yahoo Messenger.
Some users experience sign-in issues when using older versions of the software.
Yahoo engineers recommend upgrading to the newest version of Messenger.
To determine what version you have, look for the "About Yahoo Messenger" link under the Help menu.
Visit the Yahoo Messenger website to determine if this is the current version.

Other Sign-in Issues
When you have trouble signing in to Messenger, verify that your Internet connection is working. You can do this by navigating to a webpage.
If you are able to sign into Yahoo Mail but not Messenger, there may be a problem with your connection settings.
The Yahoo Help website offers troubleshooting steps for these settings.

Sep 12, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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People from my address book have been receiving messages sent from my email address but I am not the one sending them! These messages do not register in my sent box. Has someone got hold of my account...


It could be possible as more and more people are complaining about hacks these times. To avoid any security trouble you should change your password and maybe your additionnal e-mail address (if you have an other one) password.
Try to find something difficult to find with numbers/letters and without any link to your personnal life/informations.
If after that your address book still receive email from your address but not you you should think about changing all your passwords/email addresses or to contact yahoo support.

May 11, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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It appears someone has hacked into my yahoo email acct, my friends are sending messages that my yahoo email address is sending them malware & making it look like I am sending them something to open. ...


This has become a common problem in the past couple of months. Please follow the steps below in order:

1. Log on to your Yahoo mail account. Check in the "Sent" folder. If you see the bogus messages in question in that folder, then it can be assumed that someone has hacked your password and is using your account to send spam. You would then need to go to Step 3 (skip 2).

2. If you do NOT see the bogus messages in your "Sent" folder, then your Yahoo account has likely not been hacked, but rather someone else's computer (which does not use Yahoo) is infected with a malware bot that is sending out the messages independently of Yahoo, but spoofing your address as the sender. It gets the addresses to send to from that computer's contacts/address book. If this is the case, then you can't do much but advise your friends of the facts and that you're not responsible for the messages. Then go to Step 3.

3. In either of the above instances, it would be a good idea to first terminate your present Yahoo account, and open a new one with a different e-mail address. Choose a completely new, and hard to guess, password and new "secret questions." Advise your friends and contacts of your new address.

The problem that arises in these instances is that the user doesn't want to have to change their e-mail address, as that causes some inconvenience and is time-consuming. They would rather just change their password and secret questions and leave it at that. IF your situation is as in Step 1 (your account was hacked), then this MAY be sufficient. However, whomever hacked it knows your address and basically who you are, and had access to your address book. Your security is compromised any way you look at it.

The safest and most reliable method is to change your address, and your password/secret questions...and to advise your friends to please make sure their computers are clean of malware.

I strongly suggest using SpyBot Search & Destroy v1.6.2 from Safer Networking for malware protection. It is highly regarded, free, and not too difficult to use.

Hope this is helpful.

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Unless you set your browser up for high security, this certificate is bogus. Rarely does a security certificate notice appear on yahoo without having set your browser up for high security.
Lower your security if it set to high and see if the message disappears. If your browser security is set to normal, then this is a bogus certificate for a bogus yahoo site.

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I'm trying to access an email address that does not seem to be already taken..help!!


If someone registered with it before but hasn't used it for a while, yahoo disables that account and bounces back all emails sent there.

May 20, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

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Error Code -40402


Well, the Yahoo Messenger 9 doesn't let you change the contact details.

Use the following link, and if you edit your address book in your yahoo mail account, the yahoo messenger takes over the nickname from the address book in the e-Mail account...
http://address.yahoo.com/

I hope this solves the problem
Regards

Tibor

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