Malwarebytes comment: Yahoo! breach
February 2017 by Malwarebytes
In light of the news that there’s been yet another Yahoo! breach, please see below a comment from Chris Boyd, Malware Intelligence Analyst at Malwarebytes.
"It’s fair to say that many Yahoo! users must already be feeling ’incident fatigue’, given the frequency these stories seem to crop up. The sense of confusion — ’Haven’t I heard about this one and taken steps already?’ — can lead to people becoming complacent with regards updating login, or worse, simply not bothering to shore up defences. In this case, that feeling may be amplified given the end-users weren’t at fault, but it’s essential all Yahoo! users roll up their sleeves and continue to use secure passwords and enable two-step verification. While this clearly won’t save them in all circumstances, it is still certainly better than nothing."