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Yahoo Hacker linked to Russian Intelligence Gets 5 Years in U.S. Prison

Yahoo Hacker linked to Russian Intelligence Gets 5 Years in U.S. Prison

May 29, 2018Mohit Kumar
A 23-year-old Canadian man, who pleaded guilty last year for his role in helping Russian government spies hack into email accounts of Ya...
22-Year-Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to 2014 Yahoo Hack, Admits Helping Russian Intelligence

22-Year-Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to 2014 Yahoo Hack, Admits Helping Russian Intelligence

November 28, 2017Wang Wei
Karim Baratov , a 22-year-old Kazakhstan-born Canadian citizen, has pleaded guilty to hacking charges over his involvement in massive 201...
Banking Trojan Gains Ability to Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

Banking Trojan Gains Ability to Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

November 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a new, sophisticated form of malware based on the notorious Zeus banking Trojan that steals mor...
It's 3 Billion! Yes, Every Single Yahoo Account Was Hacked In 2013 Data Breach

It's 3 Billion! Yes, Every Single Yahoo Account Was Hacked In 2013 Data Breach

October 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The largest known hack of user data in the history just got tripled in size. Yahoo, the internet company that's acquired by Verizon...
US Charges Two Russian Spies & Two Hackers For Hacking 500 Million Yahoo Accounts

US Charges Two Russian Spies & Two Hackers For Hacking 500 Million Yahoo Accounts

March 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
The 2014 Yahoo hack disclosed late last year that compromised over 500 million Yahoo user accounts was believed to be carried out by a s...
Yahoo Reveals 32 Million Accounts Were Hacked Using 'Cookie Forging Attack'

Yahoo Reveals 32 Million Accounts Were Hacked Using 'Cookie Forging Attack'

March 01, 2017Mohit Kumar
Yahoo has just revealed that around 32 million user accounts were accessed by hackers in the last two years using a sophisticated cookie ...
Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack

Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack

February 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
Has Yahoo rebuilt your trust again? If yes, then you need to think once again, as the company is warning its users of another hack. L...
1-Billion Yahoo Users' Database Reportedly Sold For $300,000 On Dark Web

1-Billion Yahoo Users' Database Reportedly Sold For $300,000 On Dark Web

December 16, 2016Mohit Kumar
Recently Yahoo disclosed a three-year-old massive data breach in its company that exposed personal details associated with more than 1 Bi...
Yahoo Admits 1 Billion Accounts Compromised in Newly Discovered Data Breach

Yahoo Admits 1 Billion Accounts Compromised in Newly Discovered Data Breach

December 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In what believe to be the largest data breach in history, Yahoo is reporting a massive data breach that disclosed personal details assoc...
Yahoo Quickly Fixes SQL Injection Vulnerability Escalated to Remote Code Execution

Yahoo Quickly Fixes SQL Injection Vulnerability Escalated to Remote Code Execution

September 19, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Yahoo! was recently impacted by a critical web application vulnerabilities which left website's database and server vulnerable to ha...
NSA threatened Yahoo with $250,000 Daily Fine For Opposing Surveillance Request

NSA threatened Yahoo with $250,000 Daily Fine For Opposing Surveillance Request

September 12, 2014Mohit Kumar
Yahoo! has broke its silence and explained why it handed over its users’ data to United States federal officials, thereby promising to e...
Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

June 10, 2014Wang Wei
Yahoo offers a web browser toolbar which includes apps for leading sites like Facebook, Yahoo! Mail, Weather and News. Yahoo Toolbar als...
YAHOO! Now Encrypts Everything; Encrypted Yahoo Messenger Coming Soon

YAHOO! Now Encrypts Everything; Encrypted Yahoo Messenger Coming Soon

April 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
ON HIGH-PRIORITY YAHOO! is finally rolling out encryption implementation over their site and services in order to protect users. Yahoo i...
Yahoo vulnerability allows Hacker to delete 1.5 million records from Database

Yahoo vulnerability allows Hacker to delete 1.5 million records from Database

March 01, 2014Anonymous
Yahoo! The 4th most visited website on the Internet has been found vulnerable multiple times, and this time a hacker has claimed to sp...
Yahoo fixes Critical Remote Command Execution vulnerability

Yahoo fixes Critical Remote Command Execution vulnerability

January 25, 2014Mohit Kumar
Cyber Security Expert and Penetration tester, Ebrahim Hegazy has found a serious vulnerability in Yahoo's website that allows an a...
Yahoo Mail turns on HTTPS encryption by default to protect users

Yahoo Mail turns on HTTPS encryption by default to protect users

January 09, 2014Wang Wei
After the release of NSA Secret spying over Internet communications, I am expecting from all tech companies to make surveillance significan...
Yahoo is now offering up to $15,000 in bug bounty after policy review

Yahoo is now offering up to $15,000 in bug bounty after policy review

October 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
Offering cash rewards for vulnerability reports has become something of a norm when it comes to big tech companies these days.  Yah...
Yahoo! discourages Security Researchers with just $12.50 bug bounty for vulnerability reporting

Yahoo! discourages Security Researchers with just $12.50 bug bounty for vulnerability reporting

October 01, 2013Wang Wei
Today more and more companies are looking for external security researchers to help identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in their ap...
Yahoo! Blind SQL Injection could lead to data leakage

Yahoo! Blind SQL Injection could lead to data leakage

April 26, 2013Anonymous
It seems that 2013 is the " Data Leakage Year "! Many customers' information and confidential data have been published on ...