Yahoo warns users who are targeting their accounts

Dec

24

2015

The company began to Yahoo to do to send a warning to users in the event that their accounts of attacks by assailants backed government, and the move comes after the all of Google, Facebook and Twitter.

He said Bob Lord information security official newly appointed within the company in a post published on the subject that the company will alert the user if there is a risk or suspicion of trying to infiltrate the user’s account by the attackers backed government.

Bob said, “We we will provide specific alerts to our users so that they can take appropriate measures to protect their accounts and devices, and it comes in the light of the increase in these attacks and their evolution.”

The security team will be a subsidiary of Yahoo, which is called the “paranoia” Paranoids providing targeted alerts to users with specific action until the team be able to ensure that Yahoo accounts safe and protected.

And return the bulk of the steps for the safety and security Yahoo accounts to the former security officer Alex Stamos, who left the company earlier this year to work within the Facebook social network.

The company is continuously making sure that the recovery of the special accounts are valid and up to date information to users, also offers a two-step method of verification to ensure greater safety.

The many technical companies have preceded Yahoo to take such a step, it has Google’s status alerts system about attacks by assailants backed government within-mail their e Gmail Gmail since 2012, and that one month after the withdrawal of the company out of China because of a similar attack.

As the social network Facebook to take the same measures recently announced it will inform the users in the event that their accounts of such attacks, and in spite of the network’s reluctance to tell its users about how to obtain such attacks are targeted and why.

The micro-blogging site Twitter earlier this week to warn many users about their accounts subjected to target by attackers backed government.

Bob said, “We will not share or publish any details pertaining to such attacks openly in order to prevent the authorities that such attacks is to learn our methods of detection.”

Bob pointed out, “I would like to make it clear to users that we will not send such alerts only when we have very accurate information is available about the suspicion of the implementation of such attacks.”

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