Having received numerous calls from customers who explain that their email address book has been hacked, and that friends are receiving spurious emails from them, this is good news!
BT customers who use the Yahoo! service have complained since February that hackers are repeatedly taking control of accounts and using them to pump out spam emails.
The Telegraph reported in March that an investigation and been launched by the two companies but customers have continued to complain of security breaches on BT’s online forums.
On Thursday BT announced it would begin moving accounts away from Yahoo! within weeks, noting that the new system will “feature in-built anti-virus and anti-spam solutions”.
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