Yahoo Reports Attack on Mail Accounts

Yahoo Reports Attack on Mail Accounts
In yet another reminder of the importance of using different passwords across different websites, Yahoo said Thursday that attackers had attempted to gain access to Yahoo Mail accounts using usernames and passwords collected from a breach on a …
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Yahoo Mail accounts breached, number of affected users not disclosed
"Our ongoing investigation shows that malicious computer software used the list of usernames and passwords to access Yahoo Mail accounts," Yahoo said in a blog post. After breaching accounts, hackers tried to obtain the emails and addresses of people …
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