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Massive Yahoo Data Breach Could Affect 500 Million Users

ByDerek Wood

Sep 25, 2016 ,

Yahoo Data Breach Affects Millions

A Yahoo data breach from 2014 has finally caught up to the company. Yahoo acknowledge that over 500 million users may have been affected.

 

Technology company Yahoo has confirmed user account information that may have included names, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, passwords, and security questions was stolen from 500 million Yahoo user accounts by “a state-sponsored actor” in a massive data breach in late 2014.

A message about Yahoo user security posted by Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord indicates an ongoing investigation has found the stolen information did not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information. Yahoo is taking these actions to protect users:

 

 

Derek Wood

Derek is a Online Web Professional. He works with clients and customers in order to implement Web-Based solutions for businesses. These include websites, SEO, marketing, and company branding. His own company, Shadow Dragon Unlimited has been providing these services to local businesses in his Western Massachusetts area and online since 2003.

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