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Windows 7: Yahoo Detects Mass Hack Attempt On Yahoo Mail, Resets All Affected PWs

02 Feb 2014   #1
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Yahoo Detects Mass Hack Attempt On Yahoo Mail, Resets All Affected PWs

The details are a bit sparse right now, but Yahoo has just disclosed by way of their Tumblr that they’ve detected what they’re calling a “coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts”.

Yahoo didn’t disclose how many accounts were affected, but we’ve asked for clarification and will update the post accordingly. It’s possible that they’ve yet to nail down an exact number. Given that it was enough to disclose the news in a public blog post, it’s presumably a non-trivial amount.

I personally got a text message from Yahoo to reset the password on my work account.

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