One billion Yahoo accounts were stolen in 2013, the company announced on Wednesday, in the largest (known) hack of all time.
The incident is separate to the breach Yahoo disclosed back in September, which saw at least 500 million accounts compromised.
In other words, Yahoo got hacked twice — badly.
The company isn’t providing many details about the breach, because right now, it doesn’t know them. “The company has not been able to identify the intrusion associated with this theft,” it said in a statement.
The company has emailed its users informing them of the breach — and if you’re affected you’re probably asking yourself what you can do now.
There are two answers: Protect your logins on other services, and delete your account.
1. Protecting your logins
It can’t be said enough: You should use a strong, unique password for every website or service you…
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