> I keep getting request pop up in my Yahoo email account requesting
> that certain individuals be allowed to be added to my list of "online
> I realize this is from spammers - or malware spreaders, but can anyone
> be more specific as to what in the heck this nonsense is? Is there
> any way to totally block this crap from appearing?
Turn off "online contacts" in email which is the Yahoo Instant Messenger
If you want to use Yahoo Instant Messenger, download and install the Yahoo
Instant Messenger client.