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Yahoo hack: 1 billion accounts compromised by biggest data breach in history

by Sam Thielman, The Guardian

The latest incident to emerge – which happened in 2013 – is probably distinct from the breach of 500 million user accounts in 2014

Yahoo said on Wednesday it had discovered another major cyber attack, saying data from more than 1 billion user accounts was compromised in August 2013, making it the largest such breach in history. Continue reading Yahoo hack: 1 billion accounts compromised by biggest data breach in history