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Yahoo confirms massive attack hit 500 million users, blames state-sponsored hackers

Yahoo confirms massive attack hit 500 million users, blames state-sponsored hackers The company has now revealed that it had 500 million accounts stolen (previous reports pegged the number at 200 million) and that state actors may have been responsible.Motherboard first took note of a sale of 200 million accounts in August, and the low price of $2,000 seems to imply that the information may be incorrect.

Yahoo announces over a billion user accounts compromised in security hacks

Yahoo announces over a billion user accounts compromised in security hacks Earlier this year, Yahoo announced that it had suffered one of the largest hacks in history, with up to 500 million user accounts affected.Now, the company has come clean about an even bigger hack that happened a year earlier and exposed sensitive information on approximately one billion accounts.

GameStop investigates alleged security breach affecting its online customers

GameStop investigates alleged security breach affecting its online customers Two unnamed sources in the financial industry tipped off the security news site that a credit processor discovered the breach.In a statement to KrebsOnSecurity, a GameStop spokesperson said, “GameStop recently received notification from a third party that it believed payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.

If you're a Verizon customer, you should change your PIN — now

If you're a Verizon customer, you should change your PIN — now If you're a Verizon customer, you need to change your PIN — the personal identification number you use when contacting customer service — right now.The security company, UpGuard, told Verizon about the exposed data on June 13, and Verizon had dealt with the problem by June 22, CNN reported.

HBO CEO: Cyber Attack is 'Disruptive, Unsettling'

HBO CEO: Cyber Attack is 'Disruptive, Unsettling' Hackers published upcoming episodes of multiple series, and “at least one” script or treatment, according to Entertainment Weekly.The breach, announced Sunday in an anonymous email to reporters (“HBO is falling,” it warned), contains an alleged 1.

HBO Breach Continues: Exec Emails Leaked

HBO Breach Continues: Exec Emails Leaked The cyber attack, announced late last month in an anonymous email to journalists (“HBO is falling,” it warned), contained an alleged 1.But additional materials, released Monday to The Hollywood Reporter, contain more damning data—including a month’s worth of emails from an executive’s inbox.