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Yahoo Hacked in 2014, user details stolen

  • 23/09/2016 at 09:16 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Security KeyYahoo has released information regarding a hack that occurred in 2014. This attack got the personal details of at least 500 million users. Names, addresses, telephone numbers, birthdays. email addresses, hashed passwords and security questions and answers. Yahoo has been struggling in a few areas, and this hack isn’t something the tech giant needs.

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Dropbox states it wasn’t hacked, but other sites were

  • 14/10/2014 at 22:47 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Dropbox LogoLast night, news started coming in that Dropbox had been hacked and passwords had been leaked. However, the file sharing service denies this, and said that it was actually third party sites that have been hacked. None of which affect their service or users.

The story first broke late last night, stating that Dropbox had been compromised after hackers managed to steal user passwords through a server break. Those passwords were leaks online, and there was some concern that the files uploaded into Dropbox might have been fair game.

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