It might be a silly question to ask whether you use Yahoo mail service or not as it is used by the millions of people around the globe. If you are a frequent user of Yahoo mail then this new may prove very vital for your. You should change your password before its too late because there has been several attempts of hackers to the yahoo mail server at the receiving end which has been notified on Tumbler blog of Yahoo.
Yahoo announced on their Tumbler blog yesterday about this hacking attempt of hackers and they further more stated “Recently, we identified a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts,” Yahoo said on the blog. “Upon discovery, we took immediate action to protect our users, prompting them to reset passwords on impacted accounts.”
To check whether your are not on the receiving end, the users who are not offered to change their password or prompted having to choose a new password instead can assure that there accounts were not on the list of the hackers but still its advised to change your password before its too late.
Yahoo has parted with Federal Law Enforcement agencies to find out the hands who are involved in such criminal offense. Law Enforcement agencies are working to apprehend the hackers who are behind this act but this attack was not directly on Yahoo instead it was on a third part database system. Yahoo further more stated “The information sought in the attack seems to be names and email addresses from the affected accounts’ most recent sent emails,”
Prevent your self of being a victim of a hacking attempt to your Yahoo Mail accounts users are Advised that they should regularly change their passwords and avoid using similar passwords on multiple sites. While this won’t make users immune to being hacked, it will make it more difficult for hackers to access their accounts.