Hackers Posted 400,000 Yahoo Voices User Passwords Online
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Hackers were able to gain access to approximately 400,000 Yahoo Voices user account passwords and posted them online. It is reported that hackers from the group "D33D Company" has taken responsibility for the security breach. The group wants Yahoo to improve security and their users to stop using passwords that are over-used and easily guessed.
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The most over-used passwords according to betanews.com:
1.password – 2.123456 – 3.12345678 – 4.1234 – 5.qwerty – 6.12345 – 7.dragon – 8.pussy – 9.baseball – 10.football – 11.letmein – 12.monkey – 13.696969 – 14.abc123 – 15.mustang – 16.michael – 17.shadow – 18.master – 19.jennifer – 20.111111 – 21.2000 – 22.jordan – 23.superman – 24.harley – 25.1234567
Click the following link to view the full list of the compromised password:
If you have a Yahoo account, please do the following:
Change your password to one that is not easily guessed
Pressure Yahoo to improve its security
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