According to the reports, Over 1 billion’s of Yahoo accounts are hacked and it is been sold in the Dark Web. This hack is considerable one of the largest data breach in history. The account information includes your phone number, password, security questions and email address.
Beware of you the hacked accounts unless until if you are a part of Yahoo. All the account information are sold to Dark Web for $300,000. It is believed that the account information is bought by three buyers (Two Prominent Spammers and Espionage Tactics). They paid around $300,000 to access all those databases on Yahoo.
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Still, the accounts are on the sale. According to Komarov, Chief Intelligence Officer, the hackers had breached all the account information of Yahoo (Estimated more than Billion Account) and sold the database to Dark Web that is believed to be around Easter Europe. But the information is not clear and accurate.
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Investigation is going on and it is seen that the databases are still up for sale.
The price of the hacked accounts on the dark web drops after the official announcement of Yahoo to public.
After the drop in a sale, now the buyers had to pay $20,000 if they are interested in accessing Yahoo database.
If you are a Yahoo user, then it is strongly recommended to reset your account details immediately. Change your Username, Password and even the email address on your Yahoo account.
Komarov said that their team obtained a copy of the Yahoo database completely earlier this month. They will sue law enforcement authorities in United Stated and other countries like European Union, Canada, and Australia.
Hackers will use this hacked account information to send a malicious link and if you click this link unknowingly, then you are in trouble. They will access your data from remote without your knowledge. So, be aware of the hackers.
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