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Yahoo! Password Leak #security

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Yahoo! Password Leak

Gina Smith writes about the Yahoo! password leak inTechRepublic and adds a link were you can check whether your password was leaked.

I changed my password as soon as I heard, and hope you did too. Luckily my password was not exposed in a form that Sucuri could detect. Even if you were not in the list you should change your password, as this could just have been a partial list and your password could still be floating around.

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

July 13, 2012 at 7:56 pm

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Yahoo! Nooooooooo…. #security

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Yahoo! Nooooooooo….

*sigh* Yahoo! What did you do? Unencrypted passwords? Please tell me it isn’t so…

/me = speechless

Nearly Half a Million Yahoo Passwords Leaked – Slashdot

An anonymous reader writes “Some 450,000 email addresses and associated unencrypted passwords have been dumped online by the hacking collective “D33Ds Company” following the compromise of a Yahoo subd…

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July 12, 2012 at 2:46 pm

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Bol.com Hacked by Housewife #security

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Bol.com Hacked by Housewife

Bol.com, a European online retailer, had a leak which exposed the details of 84000 people. The leak was discovered by the organisation of Hacker Housewives at the beginning of this year, and probably due to responsable disclosure agreements was not made public until this last week.

Article (in Dutch)

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July 3, 2012 at 8:42 am

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ACM.ORG (Association for Computing Machinery) data leak #security

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UPDATE:After raising pressure a little bit (also by writing to [the Full-Disclosure] list) ACM has finally reacted and asked where the problem is.

According to a post on Full-Disclosure there is a dataleak on the website of ACM. The “hacker” stated that 4 days ago he notified “ACM’s CEO John White of the severe data leak on acm.org – but the leak has not been fixed.

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February 22, 2010 at 8:42 pm

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