If you used Yahoo in 2014, you'll want to change your password and stuff

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  1. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-cyber-idUSKCN11S16P

    Yahoo Inc said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world's biggest known cyber breach by far.

    Cyber thieves may have stolen names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and encrypted passwords, the company said. But unprotected passwords, payment card data and bank account information did not appear to have been compromised, signaling that some of the most valuable user data was not taken.
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    "Who still uses Yahoo? Gmail for his n-word. Yeah, let me get on my dial-up and fix that asap. Are you still in the stone age?"

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    "A state sponsored actor?"

    Meaning a foreign government agent I presume. That's a strange wording.
     
  4. BrulesRules

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    an active hacker situation
     
  5. NipplesAndToes23

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    My yahoo email is for faggot times where I have to give an email address but don't really want to.
     
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    No. 2 Pencil "Shit Mult"

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    Lol @ anyone who still uses Yahoo. I bet you also still have a big, square computer monitor.
     
  7. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    password changed and MFA configured :pie:
     
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    Hello sir.
    :happy:
     
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    I'll change it when I get home, haven't used my yahoo account in years.