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Time to change your passwords: Data breach exposes 773 million email address, 21 million passwords

Troy Hunt, the security researcher behind the HaveIBeenPwned website has added a massive list of compromised email addresses and passwords to his database. The data set, called “Collection #1” has been circulating in some shady parts of the internet and includes 772.9 million email addresses and 21.2 million passwords — which have been dehashed (meaning […]

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What’s left of Yahoo after Verizon acquisition will be rebranded as Altaba

Last summer Verizon announced plans to acquire Yahoo’s web business for nearly $5 billion. But while that means Verizon will take over some of the things Yahoo is best known for (including its web portal, email service, and apps), there are some parts of the company that Verizon is not buying. Now Yahoo has released […]