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How to report suspect phishing mail in Gmail and Yahoo

Phishing is a type of identity theft where a genuine website is cloned to extract confidential information from unsuspecting users.
Email is one of the most popular media used by phishers.

So how do you report a mail that you believe is malicious and link's to a phishing site?

Fortunately, Gmail has a built-in link to report a phishing mail. There is a small arrow towards the extreme right of a mail message which when clicked opens up a menu.
This menu contains a 'Report Phishing' item which can be used to alert Google.

Yahoo!Mail users can report a suspected phishing mail to
Read more about reporting a phishing email to Yahoo.

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posted by Vijeesh Ravindran, Friday, March 16, 2007