“Peace” Dumps Yahoo User Data on the Dark Web

Well-known cyber criminal Peace listed 200 million records of Yahoo user credentials on for sale on the dark web at the beginning of August. This data included usernames, passwords that were hashed using the md5 algorithm and dates of birth. This data was apparently collected illegitimately during a 2012 hack. The price for this hacked data? 3 Bitcoins, or about $1,860 USD. Without confirming the hack, Yahoo has acknowledged that they are aware of Peace’s claim. Read more