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    Default WARNING: Yahoo bookmarks hijacked

    Just noticed today that my bookmarks for "My Yahoo" have been hijacked.

    The links were changed to something similar to the following:

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    http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com ..........
    I deleted all my "Yahoo" bookmarks used in various browsers and re-bookmarked them as follows:

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    https://my.yahoo.com/
    I have no idea how long ago it occurred.
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    What is this thing.. "Yahoo" ???

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    Battle cry of the Yahoo┬┤s
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    Let me get on ICQ to warn my friends and family....

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    Reason No. 975622 of Why Yahoo Sucks, lol.
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    There were warnings to change your password when Yahoo was hacked some time ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by windeguy View Post
    There were warnings to change your password when Yahoo was hacked some time ago.
    These were the "Bookmarks" in my browsers, not my Yahoo.
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    Call Huma,
    she loves Yahoo...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SantiagoDR View Post
    These were the "Bookmarks" in my browsers, not my Yahoo.
    It was likley something you updated or installed recently that added this for you.

    Always watch out for small check-boxes and such at the bottom of the installation dialog box.

    Java updates are a good example of this...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SantiagoDR View Post
    These were the "Bookmarks" in my browsers, not my Yahoo.


    Then it has to do with browser settings and not Yahoo.

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