500 Million Told Their Yahoo! Accounts Were Hacked in 2014

In what is the largest ever breach of e-mail accounts, Yahoo! announced yesterday that hackers were able to steal information for upwards of 500 million user accounts (about half of all users).  The company blames “state sponsors” and is cooperating with authorities to investigate the theft.

In August, someone  offered to sell 200 million Yahoo! accounts in the “dark market” of the internet, which seems like a strange thing for a “state sponsor” to do.

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5 Comments on 500 Million Told Their Yahoo! Accounts Were Hacked in 2014

  1. ..good thing Yahoo has been hounding people at login time the last few years to make their account “more secure” by adding their personal info like cell phone lolol.. Just say no..

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