Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday August 04, 2012

Yahoo User Sues Over Password Leak

There is nothing worse than a Yahoo (user) scorned or in this case, exposed. Yahoo is being sued by Jeff Allen, et al, in a class-action suit for failing to provide adequate security measures resulting in the breach of Yahoo’s database, exposing 450k accounts to identity theft.

Allan's account on the Yahoo Contributor Network site contained personal information including his name; e-mail address; PayPal e-mail address; date of birth; residency/citizenship; physical address and telephone number; and even his Social Security number, among other information