Yahoo Just Disclosed That 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked in 2013

Incident adds to the 500 million breached in '14

Yahoo revealed on Wednesday that more than 1 billion user accounts were breached in August 2013. The hack appears to be separate from the 500 million account breach that Yahoo reported this September, and it follows a history of security problems for the digital company.

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