Flickr issues security (phishing) alert

Flickr issues security (phishing) alert

Summary: Flickr users, beware.  Identity thieves are using fake "photo packages" to trick you into giving up your Yahoo username and password.

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Flickr users, beware.  Identity thieves are using fake "photo packages" to trick you into giving up your Yahoo username and password.

A security alert from Flickr makes it clear that the photo uploading site "does not create photo packages for you to download or require your Y! ID and password once you've logged in."

Flickr phishing warning

The warning continues:  "If you see a link in a comment or receive an invitation via FlickrMail that leads to a site that may look like the above, pay special attention to the location bar of your browser. Even if the copy and page design look like Flickr, double check the URL. If it isn't flickr.com, it's not Flickr.

Topic: Security

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