22 million user IDs of Yahoo Japan Stolen | Hacker Attack

Hacker attacked Yahoo Japan Server

Most of the net surfers are having a Yahoo account, but there is a shocking news for Yahoo users as last week there was a hacker attack on Yahoo Japan and as per the report around 22 million user IDs may have been leaked.
Yahoo Japan User ID hacker attack

But good thing is that, passwords and other confidential informations are still secure and hackers could take only IDs which are already a public information. These IDs are open for all net users, as everytime Yahoo Japan IDs has to be entered while online shopping or auction.

Last thursday, Yahoo Japan found a file contains around 22 million user IDs on server harddisk and they are not sure if this file has been taken or transferred outside their company network but they are saying possibilities are there and they can't deny it before proper audit report comes out.

Although Yahoo Japan already posted warning on the site during login page as well as posted some additional service for usres to check if they are part of affected IDs. If users founds their ID in that list, they can change password and secure their login.


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