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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”.[1]

 

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[1] http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-36952257

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