Breaking News Yahoo Hacked! 500 Million Account Passwords Stolen!

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    You should go change your Yahoo account passwords right now! Yahoo has confirmed that at least 500 million user accounts that were stolen in 2014 have just been leaked to the internet. They are recommending that Yahoo account holders change their passwords right now. According to Yahoo the information was accessed by a "state sponsored actor". The information accessed includes identifiable information, but no bank or credit card information has been accessed.

    Yahoo Press Release:

    It is always a good idea to use different passwords for different accounts, and of course changing passwords regularly is also good practice. You should also make use of two factor authentication were its available.

    via Yahoo
     
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    Yep, just got an email notice a few minutes ago, and saw it posted on Fox News hours ago. Change your passwords NOW.
     
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    People still use yahoo?

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    For my junk email folder, it works perfectly. Websites need an email, I use yahoo, it will go in the folder with all the Cialis ads and single Russian women in my area.
     
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    Haven't used Yahoo since? Probably no reason to try to change it?

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    I have a Hotmail account for that.

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    I have a buddy who uses yahoo for his business stuff. No idea why. I didn't even know you could have an @yourdomain.com address through yahoo, but he does.

    I notified him of this as soon as I saw it.
     
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    Oh ****. I need to let my Dad know. Frontier communications, stupid internet company, uses Yahoo.
     
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    Wait...this happened almost two years ago and they're just letting us know NOW???
     
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    Yep. No need to change the password. The hackers already have them.
     
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    Yahoo had to sell everything before, otherwise they would get nothing for it... ;)

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    Hell, I think I may have already changed my password since then at this point.
     
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