In the digital world, it just takes one click to get the keys to the kingdom.
Do you know spear-phishing was the only secret weapon behind the biggest data breach in the history?
It’s true, as one of the Yahoo employees fell victim to a simple phishing attack and clicked one wrong link that let the hackers gain a foothold in the company’s internal networks.
You may be familiar with phishing
Hardly a day goes without headlines about any significant data breach. In past year, billions of accounts from popular sites and services, including LinkedIn, Tumblr, MySpace, Last.FM, Yahoo!, VK.com were exposed on the Internet.
Now, according to the recent news, login credentials and other personal data linked to more than one Million Yahoo and Gmail accounts are reportedly being offered
Yahoo has just revealed that around 32 million user accounts were accessed by hackers in the last two years using a sophisticated cookie forging attack without any password.
These compromised accounts are in addition to the Yahoo accounts affected by the two massive data breaches that the company disclosed in last few months.
The former tech giant said that in a regulatory filing Wednesday
Yahoo has patched a critical security vulnerability in its Mail service that could have allowed an attacker to spy on any Yahoo user’s inbox.
Jouko Pynnönen, a Finnish Security researcher from security firm Klikki Oy, reported a DOM based persistent XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) in Yahoo mail, which if exploited, allows an attacker to send emails embedded with malicious code.
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When Hillary Clinton’s private email server was hacked earlier this year, she was criticized for her bad security practices that exposed top secret documents stored in emails on that private server. The FBI called her behavior ‘extremely careless.’
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his supporters are continuously criticizing Clinton’s use of a private email server. And here’s
Today Yahoo! is all over the Internet, but in a way the company would never have expected.
It all started days ago when Reuters cited some anonymous sources and reported that Yahoo built a secret software to scan the emails of hundreds of millions of its users at the request of a U.S. intelligence service.
At this point, we were not much clear about the intelligence agency: the National
Users are still dealing with the Yahoo’s massive data breach that exposed over 1 Billion Yahoo accounts and there’s another shocking news about the company that, I bet, will blow your mind.
Yahoo might have provided your personal data to United States intelligence agency when required.
Yahoo reportedly built a custom software programmed to secretly scan all of its users’ emails for specific
The massive data breach that Yahoo! confirmed to the world last week is claimed by the company to have been carried out by a “state-sponsored actor” in 2014, which exposed the accounts of at least 500 Million Yahoo users.
But, now it seems that Yahoo has downplayed a mega data breach and triying to hide it’s own security blunder.
Recently the information security firm InfoArmor that analyzed
500 million accounts — that’s half a Billion users!
That’s how many Yahoo accounts were compromised in a massive data breach dating back to 2014 by what was believed to be a “state sponsored” hacking group.
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Over a month ago, a hacker was found to be selling login information related to 200 million Yahoo accounts on the Dark Web, although Yahoo acknowledged that the breach was
There’s a lot more to come from the DNC Hack.
The Associated Press confirmed yesterday that the computer systems used by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign were hacked as part of the recent Democratic National Convention (DNC) hack.
Last week’s email dump containing almost 20,000 emails from top DNC officials was just the beginning, which led DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to