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Problems with Yahoo Mail ? #855786
4th Feb 2014 6:58pm
4th Feb 2014 6:58pm

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Anyone else having problems with Yahoo Mail this evening ? Alternating message between "Try again later" and "We are over-capacity" A bit of an arseburgher to say the least!

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Re: Problems with Yahoo Mail ? [Re: ] #855788
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Yep, bit bggerd at the moment.

Try going in via the webmail.

Re: Problems with Yahoo Mail ? [Re: ] #855798
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Seems to be back to normal now. Thanks pacef8.

Re: Problems with Yahoo Mail ? [Re: ] #855812
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I've not been happy with Yahoo mail for a while now, not sure why they have changed it. The other day I wanted to send a link to a website vie email, didn't want to say anything in the email, just send the link. It wouldnt let me send it stating there was a problem and that I had to put some words in the email.
I went old school and sent it via AOL instead.
Not Happy with yahoo at all frown

Re: Problems with Yahoo Mail ? [Re: ] #855849
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hi elizabeth, i usually just put a full stop when sending links.

dont have any problems then.


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Re: Problems with Yahoo Mail ? [Re: _Ste_] #855860
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Originally Posted by _Ste_
hi elizabeth, i usually just put a full stop when sending links.

dont have any problems then.


Good idea, thanks

Re: Problems with Yahoo Mail ? [Re: ] #855903
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Originally Posted by Mark
Yes i read similar.

The passwords were compromised because the hackers got in the back door to the database that stores the passwords. So re-doing your password is no more vulnerable than any other site.

They would have taken passwords in an encrypted format not human readable and need to reverse engineer the encryption to get to use those passwords.

I would assume yahoo has looked at its own security and plugged that hole.

You will be fine.
The links are there to verify who you are and help you change your password. Yahoo is only one of a string of big organisations that have been hacked.

Its not fun but its the world we live in cyber crime.

Hope that helps.


this is from the other day about yahoo playing up smile

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It is complete crap lately. Since it changed it won't remember user name for some reason. It's a known problem which they say they can't fix! WTF????


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