Yahoo Voice Password Leak – 453,441 Passwords Exposed
- Posted by Support
- 12 July 2012
Sucuri: We recently heard that a massive leak of Yahoo passwords has been floating on the interwebs for a few days. According to Ars Technica, the dump is from Yahoo Voice and the data was released in clear-text (yes, clear text in 2012). It seems they were not storing the passwords securely.
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Remember to keep passwords strong, more than 8 characters, alpha-numeric, mixed case and please if nothing else change them every 90 days. Read more about password security and how to stay safe.