Important Security Update for Yahoo Mail Users

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gordon
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Important Security Update for Yahoo Mail Users

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Hi,
Yahoo reports an email breach on 01-30-14.
It sounds like yahoo is sharing our logins and passwords with a third party?

http://yahoo.tumblr.com/post/7508353231 ... mail-users" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Last edited by spc3rd on Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:21 am, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Moved topic to Email sub-forum, since it pertains to security issues of a specific email service provider. Thanks for providing the info, Gordon!
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Jeff
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Re: Important Security Update for Yahoo Mail Users

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Something that I read about the 3rd party thing is that this may be sites like the Yahoo-owned flickr that you may have given permission to access your Yahoo account.
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