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Yahoo suffers world's biggest hack affecting 1 billion users

https://www.yahoo.com/news/yahoo-says-hackers-stole-information-221214183.html

Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer,Associated Press 1 hour 37 minutes ago Comments  Like  Reblog on Tumblr  Share  Tweet  Email

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history.

The digital heist disclosed Wednesday occurred in August 2013, more than a year before a separate hack that Yahoo announced nearly three months ago . That breach affected at least 500 million users, which had been the most far-reaching hack until the latest revelation.

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