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Yahoo! passwords hacked, 450,000 User IDs and passwords exposed

• Washington Post
Yahoo is looking into a major hack that slurped up the usernames and passwords of 450,000 accounts Wednesday.

According to the security firm TrustedSec, a hacking group known as D33D Company picked up the passwords from Yahoo Voices, the Sunnyvale, Calif.,-based company’s crowd-sourced publishing platform. Yahoo Voices, formerly known as Associated Content, invites users to submit articles through the Yahoo Contributor Network.


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Comment by Ed Vallejo
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Thanks, Powell!!!  I hadn't seen this until your post.

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