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I received an email supposedly from yahoo stating my account would be deactivated based on my request on 03/25. I NEVER made that request tried to reply said invalid is some one trying to hack my account

Technician's Assistant: How do you usually access Yahoo? On a phone or tablet, or through a web browser?

Both phone and a browser

Technician's Assistant: What troubleshooting have you tried?

That is why I am here

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Some thing is not allowing my emails through to you

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Tech Support Specialist: Eric Ewing, IT Pro replied 3 months ago

Yes, it sounds like this message was a "phishing" attempt; that is, an attempt by a nefarious third party to obtain your username and/or password ***** social engineering. When you attempted to reply, were you prompted to insert your username and/or password *****? If so, you'll want to immediately change your Yahoo! password.

If not, it is safe to ignore and delete the message you received.

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