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Yahoo reveals over 1 bln users hit by new security breach

Thursday 15 December 2016 | 08:58 CET | News
Yahoo! has disclosed a new security breach that it says affected over 1 billion of its user accounts. The company said it has taken steps to secure user accounts and identify the source of the breach. As part of the investigation into the previous security breach announced in September, law enforcement officials provided the company with data files that a third party claimed was Yahoo user data. Analysis of the data with outside forensic experts found that it appears to be Yahoo user data. The company believes it was stolen in August 2013, but it has not been able to pinpoint how the

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Companies: Yahoo!
Countries: World
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