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Yahoo Data Breach Expected to be Confirmed

     
1:25 pm on Sep 22, 2016 (gmt 0)

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In August we heard about a hacker claiming to be selling the credentials of 200 million Yahoo accounts, and Yahoo said it is investigating the hacker's claim. [webmasterworld.com]

According to reports from people familiar with the matter, Yahoo is preparing to disclose the extent of the hack. [recode.net]

Not good timing for this just when Yahoo is going through the acquisition.

Either way, it won't be a bad idea for you to have changed your Yahoo passwords, and if you used the same password elsewhere, you ought to change that, too.
4:39 pm on Sept 22, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Read this on the news I can't remember the last time I logged in so I did and was forced to change my password. Looks like yahoo is in a world of poop.
7:50 pm on Sept 22, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Im pretty sure i changed my password not long back, but, i changed it yet again, today, just in case.

Yes, this is not good for Yahoo, nor its new owners. Even if proven not to be hacked, the publicity is not good.
8:41 pm on Sept 22, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Confirmation:
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Does not look good.

Regards...jmcc