“The year 2016 saw a record number of stolen account credentials up for sale on the Dark Web” is something you might have read in of our previous articles. That being said, MySpace no longer holds this record (with 360 million hacked accounts in 2008).

The turn for the title is now passed on to another multinational thanks to what is better known in the media as the “Yahacking” incident. In a continuous freefall since Google first surfaced, what used to be the most popular internet portal of the year 2000 is now in a very tight spot. The company in question had announced in July that it would be bought by Verizon Wireless. However, in light of recent events, the acquisition is now at risk.

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