Bogus Yahoo email picks up credit card numbers

Friday, 18 October 2002, 2:18 PM EST

Yahoo says that some of its customers have been tricked into giving their credit card numbers to an unaffiliated third party that had posed as Yahoo in a mass e-mail.

Yahoo, which has a billing relationship with more than one million customers who pay for such services as expanded e-mail and online matchmaking, sent out its own mass e-mail Thursday morning advising customers not to respond to the bogus request.

A company spokeswoman said on Thursday less than 24 hours had transpired between the time the fraudulent e-mail went out and the time that Yahoo sent out the advisory.

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