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Yahoobleed – Yahoo retired ImageMagick library after flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Yahoobleed – Yahoo retired the ImageMagick library after flaw leaked sensitive data, including credentials and e-mail attachments. Supply chainSecurity Affairs risks are realized when a negative impact to one of your suppliers has a negative impact on your business. If you are a manufacturer, an outage to a component supplier could prevent you from m
Publish At:2017-05-23 07:25 | Read:2656 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ImageMagick Yahoo

Yahoo awarded $7,000 a bug hunter for Flickr account hijacking vulnerability

Yahoo awarded $7,000 to the bug hunter Michael Reizelman, aka mishre, for Flickr account hijacking vulnerability. Reizelman was a popular bug hunter that discovered vulnerabilities in many web services, including Badoo, Dropbox, GitHub, Google, Imgur, Slack, Twitter, and Uber. The expert has discovered three vulnerabilities in the company’s image and video
Publish At:2017-05-02 01:40 | Read:2353 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking account hijacking Bug Bounty Flickr Ya

Who’s Behind the Yahoo Attack? It might be Russian Agents

We’re all familiar with the massive data leaks that Yahoo suffered last year. But until recently, we had very little in the way of clues as to who was behind the attacks which started at the beginning of 2014. As more evidence comes to light, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that this is not your run-of-the-mill cybercrime. According to a recent indictmen
Publish At:2017-04-16 18:05 | Read:2503 | Comments:0 | Tags:News data breach russia Yahoo

Over 20 million Gmail and 5 million Yahoo accounts available for sale on the Dark Web

The vendor “SunTzu583” is offering for sale over 20 million Gmail and 5 million Yahoo login credentials on the Dark Web A vendor with the online moniker “SunTzu583” is reportedly selling millions of login credentials for Gmail and Yahoo accounts on a black market in the dark web. Over 20 million Gmail accounts and 5 million Yahoo acco
Publish At:2017-03-21 10:45 | Read:3538 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Dark Web Gmail Pl

Yahoo! Bleeds for the Protection of Customer Data

On March 1, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo!’s Chief Executive Office, gave up millions of dollars. As she noted in a blog post on Tumblr, “I am the CEO of the company [Yahoo!] and since this incident happened during my tenure, I have agreed to forgo my annual bonus and my annual equity grant.” All in, Mayer gave up upwards of 2 million in cash bonuses and millions mor
Publish At:2017-03-17 12:35 | Read:2871 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles breach data Yahoo

Two Russian former FSB agents and two hackers indicted for 2014 Yahoo data breach

The US authorities charged two former Russian FSB agents and two hackers for 2014 Yahoo data breach that caused the exposure of 500 Million Yahoo Accounts. Last year it was disclosed the news of the 2014 Yahoo data breach that compromised over 500 million Yahoo user accounts. At the time of the public disclosure made by Yahoo, the representatives of the co
Publish At:2017-03-16 19:55 | Read:2636 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime 2014 Yahoo data breach DoJ FSB Hac

32 Million Yahoo Accounts Affected by Forged Cookies, Investigation Finds

Investigators have confirmed that attackers used or took forged cookies for 32 million Yahoo accounts after stealing the company’s proprietary software.In a filing submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Yahoo explains that an Independent Committee of the Board of Directors analyzed three security incidents that the company disclosed
Publish At:2017-03-08 04:10 | Read:2036 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News password Privacy Yahoo

Yahoo notifies users hackers are forging “cookies” to take over their accounts

Yahoo notifies users that hackers are forging “cookies” or files used in the authentication process to access their accounts, instead of stealing passwords Yahoo confirmed it was notifying some users of sophisticated cyber attacks aimed to compromise their accounts. The hackers are adopting hacking methods to forge “cookies” or files
Publish At:2017-02-16 18:05 | Read:2937 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Cybercrime data breach Hacking Pie

More Yahoo users warned of malicious account access via forged cookies

Yahoo is warning more of its users that their accounts might have been accessed by unauthorised parties.Yahoo believes that hackers managed to break into its internal systems, and used the proprietary code they accessed to forge cookies that would allow attackers to access accounts without needing a password.It goes without saying that the ability to access
Publish At:2017-02-16 16:15 | Read:2686 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection cookie dat

10 Questions that Need to Be Asked about Every Cybersecurity Story

The Russian hacking fiasco we’ve been following over the past weeks – hysteria, which is due to the flawed Grizzly Steppe report and subsequent haphazard news reporting – has done a grave disservice to the serious issue of national cybersecurity.If the world is going to ever turn the corner from its current state of rampant cyber(in)security, it needs
Publish At:2017-01-11 12:55 | Read:3120 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles breach cybersecurity DNC ha

Yahoo data is for sale on Dark Web, and someone has already bought them

According to Andrew Komarov, Chief Intelligence Officer (CIO) at security firm InfoArmor, the Yahoo database was sold for $300,000 on the dark web. Recently Yahoo admitted one billion accounts exposed in a newly discovered data breach occurred in 2013. Hackers broke into the systems of Yahoo and accessed one billion user accounts containing names, addresses,
Publish At:2016-12-17 16:40 | Read:2707 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime Dark Web data bre

Don’t Let Yahoo Happen To You: How to Protect Your Business from Large-Scale Data Theft

In 2016, the theft of passwords from internet titans is no longer an exception. Just when it seemed like the year was winding down, having left us with the surprising news of what until yesterday was considered the highest magnitude cyberattack in history suffered by Yahoo and reported three months ago, this same company returns to headlines after announcin
Publish At:2016-12-15 18:25 | Read:4062 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet Security Mobile News businesses highlighted Product

Here’s What Happens After Your Webmail Account is Compromised

2016 will forever be remembered for all the “mega-breaches” that exposed users’ personal information. Most of those larger-than-life security incidents dated back several years, with some breaches having made a larger splash in the security community than others. LinkedIn and Tumblr certainly stood out. But all other events paled in compari
Publish At:2016-11-16 02:00 | Read:2411 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection breach Lin

The Unforeseen Impact of Unforeseen Risk

It has been a long time since Yahoo has been number one in any market but in September 2016, it “achieved” a new distinction: the single largest public data breach in human history.The numbers are astonishing, with tectonic shift-like potential implications for companies and organizations of all kinds:500 million+ accounts affected.$4.8 billion d
Publish At:2016-10-13 08:40 | Read:2445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Risk Management breach Culture cybersecuri

Yahoo – The Reuter’s article is misleading and the surveillance tool doesn’t exist

A few hours after the Reuters reported the existence of a surveillance tools used by Yahoo for email massive scanning, the Tech giant denied it. This week the Reuters reported Yahoo reportedly scanned all of its users’ incoming emails with a secret software program that is designed to gather information for the US Government agencies. According to the Reuter
Publish At:2016-10-06 14:10 | Read:3005 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence FBI NSA PRISM surveillance progra

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