Yahoo Says Another Billion User Accounts Were Hacked in Possibly The Biggest Hack Of All Time

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Yahoo has announced that “more than one billion user accounts” may have been stolen by hackers during an attack that took place in August 2013, according to a press release.

This is a separate hack than the one that Yahoo announced back in September, in which as many as 500 million user accounts were compromised.

With a billion accounts at risk, that would make this the biggest breach of all time — bigger than the Myspace breach of 360 million user accounts and 427 million passwords.

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