SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent information has just been released regarding a major 2014 Yahoo! security breach, one that is said to have impacted, at the very least, 500 million Yahoo user accounts. Stolen personal information from these accounts, according to USA Today, could have included anything from names, telephone numbers and email addresses to dates of birth and potentially even both encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers.
The hack, which was made public on Thursday, September 22, is said to be the biggest breach of user accounts in history; an eye-opening event that could have potentially put the private information of nearly half-a-billion people at risk.
The question people must now ask themselves is "did this information impact or risk my personal information?"
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Both Yahoo! and InternetReputation.com recommend taking immediate action to protect themselves and their information should they currently possess a Yahoo! user account. This includes taking the appropriate steps to change their passwords, security questions and answers as soon as possible.
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