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    Yahoo's Security (or rather lack of)

    This is a discussion on Yahoo's Security (or rather lack of) within the Sky Email and Portal Log-in forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; @britbratt Have you read through the links I posted earlier today? The bt one is particularly revealing and leads me ...

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      Re: Yahoo's Security (or rather lack of)

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      Have you read through the links I posted earlier today? The bt one is particularly revealing and leads me to believe brute force probably has little to do with it. Information seems to be being "lifted". One exploit includes a dodgy wordpress build. It's not the users fault here, but the way Yahoo are looking after users info from what I can gather.


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      Re: Yahoo's Security (or rather lack of)

      A link in the BT thread led me to Strange email (spoofing?) :: Security Related Issues :: think broadband the last post on this page is more or less exactly what happened to my friend. Yet BT said they knew nothing about it.

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      Re: Yahoo's Security (or rather lack of)

      I run several Yahoo groups and this has caused me loads of extra work, stress and hassle.

      Even telling people to change their password for s new strong one, log out and close their browser is not working because they ignore admins.
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      Re: Yahoo's Security (or rather lack of)

      I used to be a mod on several busy Yahoo! Groups too. Unfortunately there are many members who are not that active or who have not updated the email addresses. Getting hold of everyone can often be difficult as a result.

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