Yahoo confirms major breach — and it could be the largest hack of all time

September 22, 2016 6:40 PM

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Yahoo "has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014 by what it believes is a state-sponsored actor," the company posted on its investor relations page.

The stolen data include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, birthdays, hashed passwords, and some "unencrypted security questions and answers."

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