Yahoo Data Breach

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 October 01, 2016
Yahoo Data Breach may have affected over 1 Billion users

According to a former Yahoo executive the number of affected user accounts in the Yahoo data breach may be between 1 Billion and 3 Billion. This summer 200 million Yahoo user accounts were offered for sale in a black market on the dark web. The company promptly started its investigation and last week confirmed the […]