Yahoo Breach Is ‘Most Audacious Hack Of All Time’

A data breach that saw more than one billion Yahoo accounts compromised has been described as “monumental” and “embarrassing” by security experts. Yahoo has blamed unnamed “state sponsored actors for the breach, the scale of which represents the largest data breach of all time. “This is one of the most audacious hacks of all time, not…





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