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+ - Widespead Email Compromise by Yahoo (YahooXtra) in New Zealand->

Submitted by Bitsy Boffin
Bitsy Boffin (110334) writes "Xtra, the largest ISP in New Zealand, which outsources email provision to Yahoo, has in the last two days been subject of a widespread email compromise, causing potentially thousands of accounts to send SPAM messages to every address in their webmail address books.

Discussion at Geekzone centers around this potentially being a continuation of the Yahoo XSS exploit.

While Telecom NZ, the owners of Xtra internet service provider indicate that the problem was "resolved", reports of SPAM from it's members continue unabated.

Telecom NZ are advising those affected to change their passwords."

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Widespead Email Compromise by Yahoo (YahooXtra) in New Zealand

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