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Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in Internet |

Yahoo! responds against theft of personal data of its users

Yahoo! responds against theft of personal data of its users

Just a few hours ago , we learned that private information of 453,000 users in the was stolen in a robbery by a group of hackers who call themselves D33Ds Company. Against this, the company now affected stepped out of the events, pulling down the profile to the situation and explaining that things are not as bad as they seem.

Because they say, it removed up to an old file containing more than four hundred thousand login credentials of customers, of which less than 5% contained valid passwords, and it was data that were not updated for a long time ago .

In addition to the interest actually affected, Yahoo! said they are working to fix the vulnerability that allowed the theft of the file, along with proceeding to change the for those who have been adversely affected accounts.

Link: Yahoo Confirms server breach, over 400k Compromised accounts (Engadget)

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