Wednesday, January 17, 2018

100 million Yahoo user information stolen

  Backham Badhon       Wednesday, January 17, 2018
100 million Yahoo user information stolen
Finally, Yahoo has accepted the news of hacking. Yahoo said on Wednesday that at least 100 million users of their data were stolen. Earlier, in August 2013, Yahoo had accumulated at least 50 million users for theft of information. Technic Website Tech Crunch

Yahoo said on behalf of this story of data theft, 'Yahoo believes that a third party illegally stole information from Yahoo users in August 2013.'

Yahoo has alleged that this hacking incident could happen with the help of a state. Verizon has already announced to purchase Yahoo! for $ 480 million. That process is currently in progress. However, the share price of Verizon shares fell on the stock market due to hacking.

Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord acknowledged the incident of hacking in a post, "We have not yet been able to identify the person involved with data theft. Users 'name, email address, telephone number, birthday and password information have been stolen.'

Yahoo! warns users about theft Users have been requested to change the password for the Yahoo account.

One of the most popular and influential technology companies of Yahoo Apps and other social media and instant messaging services are just a handful of Yahoo! The new episode of theft of users' information on it has put Yahoo in an embarrassing situation.


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