Pierluigi Paganini April 09, 2019
Yahoo proposes $117.5 million for the settlement of data breach

Yahoo is continuously trying to settle a lawsuit on the massive data breach over the period of 2013 to 2016. This time Yahoo could pay $117.5 million for the settlement of 3 billion hacked accounts. As the news was first published by the team of Reuters, “Yahoo has struck a revised $117.5 million settlement with […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 29, 2017
Kazakhstan-born Canadian citizen pleads guilty to 2014 Yahoo hack, he admits helping Russian Intelligence

The Kazakhstan-born Canadian citizen Karim Baratov (22) has pleaded guilty to massive 2014 Yahoo hack that affected three billion accounts. The Kazakhstan-born Canadian citizen Karim Baratov (22) (Kay, a.k.a Karim Taloverov, a.k.a Karim Akehmet Tokbergenov), has pleaded guilty to massive 2014 Yahoo data breach that affected three billion accounts. Karim Baratov was arrested in Toronto at his home by the Toronto Police […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 04, 2017
Yahoo hack – All 3 Billion Yahoo accounts were hacked in 2013 attack

The Yahoo hack occurred in 2013 is bigger than originally stated, Verizon confirmed that all 3 Billion Yahoo accounts were hacked in the attack. The Yahoo hack occurred in 2013, the biggest known data breach suffered by a tech company, is bigger than originally stated. Verizon Communications, which acquired Yahoo for $4.48 billion in June, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 23, 2017
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 chain 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 manufacturing; if you […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2017
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 hosting service that could have been chained together […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 21, 2017
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 […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 16, 2017
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 […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2017
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 used in the authentication process, instead of […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2016
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, phone […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2016
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 […]