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3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked

Well, I guess we knew but didn’t really want to know? Thankfully, I removed myself from all things Yahoo in 2005. But now I’m concerned about my fantasy league type of accounts. Yahoo has disclosed that there was a data breach that happened in 2013 that exposed billions of accounts. Not just email.

That’s three billion accounts, including email, Tumblr, Fantasy and Flickr — or three times as many as the company initially reported in 2016.

Names, email addresses and passwords, but not financial information, were breached, Yahoo said last year.

I guess I should take a look at my Flickr account…

References: http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/03/technology/business/yahoo-breach-3-billion-accounts/index.html

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Edel-Ryan Alon is a starving musician, failed artist, connoisseur of fine foods, aspiring entrepreneur, husband, father of two, geek by day, cook by night, and an all around great guy.

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