After linkedIn now Yahoo! is hacked. Total 450,000 password are available online.With web servers of internet giant Yahoo proves insecure for its users, it is better to change your password if you’re a Yahoo Voices user, warns Mashable in one of its report.
Security for the service appears to have been compromised early Thursday morning. Hackers appear to have breached a Yahoo Voice server and posted around 453,000 user accounts and passwords online. D33Ds Company, a hacking group, made a file available on Wednesday with the credentials visible in plaintext. At the end of the document the group remarks that it posted the information to be a “Wake-up call” rather than a threat.
“We hope that the parties responsible for managing the security of this subdomain will take this as a wake-up call, and not as a threat,” the document says. “There have been many security holes exploited in webservers belonging to Yahoo! Inc. that have caused far greater damage than our disclosure.
“Please do not take them lightly. The subdomain and vulnerable parameters have not been posted to avoid further damage.”
The group also included this quote from Jean Vanier in its closing remarks: “Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.”