For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly is also set to become the new BCCI’s new President, reported news agency PTI. In a dramatic turn of events, Ganguly emerged as consensus candidate after former cricketer Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the post. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while former BCCI president and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur’s younger brother Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer.The 47-year-old Ganguly, who is currently the president of Cricket Association of Bengal, will have to demit his post in September, 2020 as he will go into compulsory cooling off period. Ganguly is considered one of the finest Indian skippers of all time.Brijesh, backed by Tail Nadu strongman N Srinivasan, emerged Presidential candidate when Ganguly, the agency reported, remained non-committal on campaigning for the BJP in the 2021 state assembly elections. However, when most of the state units opposed the ‘understanding’, things changed dramatically.Also Read | Kohli’s India Create New World Record After Win In Pune Test Vs South Africa”Yes, Brijesh was running for the President’s post with N Srinivasan actively lobbying for him. However, there was stiff resistance against him. We are happy Sourav is the new President,” PTI quoted a senior official from North East affiliated unit, as saying.The choice for President’s post was always between Ganguly and Patel and the former was finally accepted as a unanimous candidate. Patel could become IPL chairman.When the new office bearers assume office, it will end a 33-month term of the Committee of Administrators, which called shots in running the cricket affairs in country post Lodha Committee reforms.(With PTI inputs)
Spurs went on to win 1-0 thanks to Benjamin Stambouli’s first goal for the clubCeltic went down 3-1 at home to Salzburg, but Dinamo Zagreb’s defeat to Astra means the Hoops are guaranteed second place in Group D. Everton’s progress came at a price, with James McCarthy suffering a hamstring injury in their 2-0 win away to Wolfsburg.Tottenham face the prospect of UEFA sanctions after their game with Partizan Belgrade was temporarily stopped last night due to a series of pitch invasions.Three men representing a YouTube pranks channel went onto the field at different times in the first-half,
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Just a couple months ago, Yahoo revealed that a hack had compromised half a billion of its users’ accounts. Apparently going half way wasn’t good enough. They’ve just announced a separate hack that’s twice as big.Yes, a separate hack. That the same company could be attacked twice on a scale so huge is truly mind boggling, yet that’s exactly what Yahoo has just revealed.This new attack took place — wait for it — in 2013. So not only did it impact twice as many Yahoo accounts the company also didn’t tell us about it for nearly twice as long.As for who’s behind the attack, Yahoo believes it’s the work of state-sponsored hackers. They also believe that there’s some kind of connection to the 2014 hack, which the company has also pinned on a nation state. There may also be a link to stolen Yahoo code that reportedly allowed bad actors to forge cookies and access users’ accounts without even knowing their passwords.Here’s the “good” news about Yahoo’s second record-breaking hack: payment information and plain-text passwords were not obtained by those responsible. If you’re looking for a silver lining, that’s all you’re going to get.Here’s the rest of the bad news. The data that was stolen on those 1 billion accounts included names, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, and, in some cases, plain text password recovery questions and answers.Oh, about those passwords. While they weren’t stored in plain text, they were hashed using MD5 — which is something that security experts have been warning against doing since at least as far back as 2012. While it would still take a considerable amount of computing power to crack them, it’s definitely doable with today’s hardware.Yahoo has blanked out any reset questions that were stored in the clear and they’re in the process of notifying all 1 billion affected users. That’ll take quite a while.We’re talking about roughly a third of the entire population of the Internet, after all.