Yahoo Voice Hack Attack Compromises 453,000 Passwords

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shoan

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TechGoudy

This type of stuff happens when compaines are trying to cut costs, and rush the developers to get a "working" model into production. At the end of the day it isn't the company that loses but the customer.

I can't say I agree with D33D companies logic behind this situation, the first rule to being a hacker is to never hack someone else's devices without gaining permission, a rule they clearly didn't follow, so while they think they are helping they unfortunately aren't.

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ddimick

The worst part of all of this is they were storing plain-text passwords. You never, ever store passwords in plain text format. This is a strong indicator that Yahoo! developers are incompetent, and that their management has weak or no audit procedures in place.

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iheartpcs

“We hope that the parties responsible for managing the security of this subdomain will take this as a wake-up call, and not as a threat,”

The lamest thing ever is so called "hackers" thinking they are doing everyone a favour by doing these things. If it wasn't for these basement dwelling momma's boys, we wouldn't need to worry about web security. They have a seriously misguided approach to being "Robin Hood", thinking they are helping the little guy by forcing companies to shore up their defense.

Stupid loser hackers.

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iwolbers

Sql Injection? This type of attack is very preventable. It surprises me how many companies (especially larger ones like Yahoo) still have programmers that can get away with piecing together T-SQL strings that are not parameterized and no one stops to think twice about it.

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