Science and Technology : Yahoo Suffers World's Biggest Hack Affecting 1 Billion Users

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    Yahoo Suffers World's Biggest Hack Affecting 1 Billion Users

    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 ...

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    Yahoo shares fall on worries new breach will kill Verizon deal

    (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc <YHOO.O> shares fell more than 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business.

    Silicon Valley-based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the largest breach in history ...

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    Yahoo under scrutiny after latest hack, Verizon seeks new deal terms

    By Greg Roumeliotis and Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc came under renewed scrutiny by federal investigators and lawmakers on Thursday after disclosing the largest known data breach in history, prompting Verizon Communications...
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    Why Yahoo!'s Latest Data Breach Is More Serious Than Its Previously Disclosed One
    The passwords stolen in the newly disclosed hack of 1 billion accounts used a weaker type of encryption. The news could compromise Yahoo!'s deal to sell assets to Verizon

    ... The magnitude and other newly disclosed aspects of the 2013 breach have deeper implications than the 2014 hack, Wells Fargo analyst Peter Stabler wrote in a Wednesday report ...

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    https://www.thestreet.com/story/139...hacked.html?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

    Why Yahoo!'s Latest Breach Is More Serious Than Its Previously Disclosed One

    The passwords stolen in the newly disclosed hack of 1 billion accounts used a weaker type of encryption. The news could compromise Yahoo!'s deal to sell assets to Verizon.
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