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Hackers Posted 400,000 Yahoo Voices User Passwords Online

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Hackers Posted 400,000 Yahoo Voices User Passwords Online

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:

http://74.208.161.170:81/yahoo-disclosure.tar.gz

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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