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Life's a Breach - Yahoo! gets burned by SQL Injection

LIFES A BREACH YAHOO! GETS BURNED BY SQL INJECTION 453492 YAHOO! ACCOUNTS BREACHED PASSWORD STRENGTH STATISTICS The hacked passwords were analyzed for strength based on a number of factors. 19% Poor 52% Weak 29% Good 0% Strong ninja password DOntReus3WOrds 3ILzn0m4Dg@nKz Less than 8 characters Over 8 characters 14 characters Over 14 characters All lowercase No case switching Upper & lowercase Upper & lowercase Dictionary word No numbers & special Numbers Numbers & special Easily guessed Recognizable dictionary word No dictionary words ★★★****★* 9 CHARACTERS AVERAGE PASSWORD LENGTH Popular Names Top 10 Passwords Used As Passwords • 123456 • password Michael Michelle • welcome • ninja Ashley Ginger • abc123 • 123456789 Maggie Jasmine • 12345678 • sunshine Samantha Charlie princess Nicole Justin • qwerty • writer Iconic Passwords Zero 98 ACCOUNTS HAD "0" AS THEIR PASSWORD #1 Superhero Password: SUPERMAN UserAccounts Affected Beyond Yaho0! Email accounts from various domains were used to register for the Yahoo! service, potentially exposing them to compromise if users reuse passwords. Yahoo! 106,000 25,000 Aol. Gmail 55,000 Hotmail The End BROUGHT TO YOU BY: : RAPID 7 KEEP SAFE! VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR 7 TIPS FOR SECURE PASSWORDS

Life's a Breach - Yahoo! gets burned by SQL Injection

shared by rapid7 on Jul 16
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Don't get burned by a password breach! Keep your information safe by using unique passwords on all your online accounts. Check out the passwords disclosed by the recent Yahoo! breach -- and be sure to...


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