Hacks & Attacks: They are Being Reported By Yahoo
Hacks & Attacks: Have a yahoo email? Your account might be one of the many that have been hacked recently. Yahoo’s email servers have been receiving the two biggest breaches every in internet history since 2013.
Yahoo has issued a short statement, as followed:
“Based on the ongoing investigation, we believe a forged cookie may have been used in 2015 or 2016 to access your account.”
This hack is very cleverly thought out and creative as it doesn’t involve taking passwords. The way they hack is by making the users web browser tell yahoo that the user has already logged in and thus forging a cookie that the browser uses to track. Through this you are able to close your browser and open it again without needing to log in every time.
Not only is this an inconvenience but it also could be identity theft and loss of trust. This means the company has a loss in valuation. No system will be 100% completely secure, this shows how much of an economic effect it can have to your business if you come across this kind of attack. Every day there are million of Hacks & Attacks. Safe yoursefl from PC Hacks & Attacks.
If you use yahoo email, first thing is to change your password and make sure your security measures are updated and fully working to the best effect they could be. If you have any problems in updating, installing any types of security and antivirus, call PCKEY and we will be able to come to you and secure your PC in front on you.