2016/09/27 8:32 AM
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Believing Yahoo to have been the victim of a massive 2014 hack, executives of the Internet and email giant sent out a notice last Thursday evening warning users of a potential data breach. Thus far, it appears up to 500 million users have been compromised, and the hack is believed to have stemmed from state-sponsored actors. Presently, the company is working with law enforcement agents to figure out just what happened.
Yahoo claims that private information, including email addresses, telephone numbers, birth dates, hashed passwords, security questions, and even bank account and credit card data may have been stolen.
Yahoo warns its clients:
“Be cautious of any unsolicited…