Yahoo is expected to confirm a huge data breach, hacker selling millions of users data

The name is ‘Peace‘ but it is a hackers name and it has already caused Yahoo a lot of severe headache, timely before the Verizon $4.8 billion deal. A hacking attempt has exposed and leaked millions of users data at Yahoo, say the sources close to the company. Yahoo is expected to issue a statement and confirm the hacking attempt.

But the sources are unable to specify to which magnitude this has affected. There will be most likely Government involvement for investigations, perhaps a legal action on cards as well.

The announcement could have an impact on Yahoo $4.8 billion deal with Verizon. This could lead to the adjustment in the transaction.

This happened back in August when a hacker named moniker ‘Peace‘ accepted that he willingly sold the personal information regarding 200 million Yahoo account holders.

The news is trending and is put by recode at

Anyhow, do not wait for Yahoo’s announcement. Just change your password right now.


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Written by Hisham Sarwar

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