Cybersecurity Blog

Consider getting Rid of Your Yahoo Account – 12/16/16

With more information everyday coming out about the extent of the hack at Yahoo it may be time to dump your Yahoo account. The scariest part about the breach? It has been determined that the hackers got a hold of Yahoo’s code for cookies and have the possibility to forge them. Why is that so scary? It allows the hackers to access user accounts without passwords, making changing your password a useless exercise. Yahoo is contacting users who may have had their cookie information stolen. However, do they really know which users have been effected and to what extent?

Have a Yahoo account, but you aren’t sure how to proceed?  Check out this article from KrebsOnSecurity.