Yahoo is one of the most widely used website and users possess single or multiple accounts also. The company revealed that ‘state –sponsored’ hackers stole 500 million users ‘accounts in 2014. Technically Yahoo has large number of subscribers in India, If you ever had account, change your password.Yahoo declared, “ reckless disregard for the security of its users’ because company promised to protect.Yahoo said that names, emails,telephone numbers, dates of birth , security questions and scrambled passwords were all compromised cyber attack.
How To Check Yours whether your account is hacked or not:
Friends, you want to know about whether your account is hacked or not. Login to your email account and then check for an urgent security letter from the Yahoo team. Athough company has already started to issue these to all registered users, one can also visit the firm’s website to see a full copy of this letter.
How To safeguard your Yahoo account from hackers:
Change your password: Its better to change your username and password, specially if you haven’t change since 2014.Its best to use different passwords. Avoid downloading miscellaneous hyperlinks and websites.
“Also Read : Top 5 Windows 10 Tablets To Buy
Don’t use Passwords on other Accounts: If you ever had same password same of yahoo, then immediately change them, be it for social media or banking- then its very urgent to change.Because Attackers will take most of this credentials and they try them on multiple accounts.One should use two factor authentication on all of online accounts.
Close Your Unused Yahoo Account: Its better to delete unused account whether yahoo or others too.Yahoo is currently checking breach. Take care while downloading and installing any software, if it is free or is not from a well recognized . Any spy can also get your information through installation.
Yahoo has become the latest company who has come under cyber attack. Threats are coming but Yahoo will continue to strive a head and hopefully Yahoo will provide secure platforms to their users.