The big cyber-security news today is the billion account breach at Yahoo! Some experts are recommending the immediate closing of your Yahoo! account. I am not fully on board with that recommendation. If you have highly sensitive information in your Yahoo! account then I agree. If the account is used for some club activities or e-mail in Yahoogroups.com, etc. then at minimum you need to change your password.
At minimum, all Yahoo! users need to change their passwords today. If you have helper/challenge questions for your passwords those questions and answers need to be changed, too. If your Yahoo! login name, password and challenge questions & answers have been used on other websites you need to change those, too, immediately.
Here is the advice Alvaka has for you:
· Beware that Yahoo! is a partner of AT&T so you may have exposure there, too. At minimum change the password or close the account and move your information elsewhere.
· If you have employees who check their Yahoo account at work you need block Yahoo! at your firewall and filtering defenses you have.
Here are some good tips I saw posted by the CEO of KnowBe4 and I agree with them. He says: