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Yahoo probes possible huge data breach
Aug 2 2016 bbc.com
“Yahoo is investigating claims the hacker linked to “mega-breaches” at MySpace and LinkedIn has posted details of 200 million Yahoo accounts to a marketplace on the dark web.
Usernames, passwords and dates of birth are being offered for sale for three bitcoins (£1,360).
Using the name Peace, the hacker said the data was “most likely” from 2012.
Yahoo said it was taking the claim “very seriously” and was “working to determine the facts”.
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