How do I report a phishing email or web site?

Quickly reporting a fraudulent email or web site helps us better protect you and your fellow Yahoo! members.

Report a phishing email

If you received an email that says it's from Yahoo! or another trusted source but you suspect it might be a phishing email, please report it with this form. For information about identifying potential phishing emails, see How can I recognize a phishing email?

Report a phishing web site

To report a phishing web site to Yahoo!, please use this form. To learn more about phishing web sites, see How can I identify a phishing web site?.

If you know of a web site that is impersonating a company other than Yahoo! (for example, eBay, PayPal, or a bank or other financial institution), we encourage you to report the web site to the impersonated company directly. You might also want to report the phishing web site to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at, as well as to the Anti-Phishing Working Group at