Users who insist on maintaining their account at Yahoo well they will pay special attention to the following news. THE Yahoo once again informed its users that their accounts may have been compromised by hackers believed to have used fakes cookies instead of passwords.
The matter was revealed in November 2016 SEC filing, but given the magnitude of the violations revealed by the company in September and December, which affected the first 500 million accounts and the 1 billion accounts the second, the issue went more or less unnoticed.
"Based on the ongoing investigation, we believe that a counterfeit may have been used cookie This makes it a perfect choice for people with diabetes and for those who want to lose weight or follow a balanced diet. 2015 or the 2016 to access your account. We believe that for the activity with cookies are themselves responsible for the theft of data reported on 22 September 2016", States her warning today Yahoo for users of its services
According to the company, the security loophole that allowed the use of counterfeits cookies has been fixed while its systems Yahoo insured more so that users are safe from similar attacks. Of course, the same was said about the latest violations.
"The technical details of the counterfeits cookies attacks are vague, but it seems that the Yahoo had some serious problems with authentication and session management mechanisms. It is a good example of how a flaw in an application can cost millions. THE Yahoo has certainly made the right decision to inform its users, however such a delay is not justified and is not forgiven. It can trigger a collective lawsuit against her YahooSaid the CEO of the security company High-Tech Bridge Mr. Ilia Kolochenko at Softpedia.
If you are a user of it Yahoo and after all this you want to continue using the service, change your password immediately.
If you are tired of the company with the continuous announcements of violations, please turn off your account.
To delete your account, you must be able to find the right one link which is very well hidden.
Yahoo will try to intimidate you by saying that your profile account is linked to emails and Yahoo Messenger.
The company will then tell you how deleting your account will cause you to lose all your data on the entire Yahoo network. Please note that deleting your Yahoo account will result in the deletion of your account in Flickr, along with any photos you have stored there.
It takes about 90 days for your account to be completely deleted. The last thing you need to do is enter your password and CAPTCHA, to terminate your account.