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Yahoo! Mail Gets Hacked Months After Target Data Breach

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TheStreet (Jan. 31, 2014) — Yahoo! Mail is the latest high-profile site to get hacked. Following similar data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, Yahoo! announced its mail site had been hacked but that customer information had not been stolen. Yahoo! says it suspects a third-party database was hacked and the company is working with authorities to determine who is behind the theft of emails and passwords. This isn't the first time Yahoo! has had a cyber attack - the company was a target multiple times in 2012. Video provided by TheStreet
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1.2 Billion Internet Passwords Stolen

1.2 Billion Internet Passwords Stolen

Reuters - US Online Video (Aug. 6, 2014) — A cybersecurity firm says a Russian gang stole 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords in the largest known breach of online credentials. Linda So reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Security Firm: Hackers Steal 1.2B Passwords

Security Firm: Hackers Steal 1.2B Passwords

AP (Aug. 6, 2014) — A Milwaukee security firm says Russian hackers have stolen databases containing upwards of 1.2 billion email addresses and passwords in a series of Internet spamming heists. (Aug. 6) Video provided by AP
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Celeb Hacking Highlights Password Insecurities

Celeb Hacking Highlights Password Insecurities

AP (Sep. 2, 2014) — Apple says that some celebrity usernames and passwords were vulnerable to hacking, leading to the posting of nude photos online. Experts advise a two-step verification process to protect accounts. (Sept. 2) Video provided by AP
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