Dating yahoo com people email 2016
500 million accounts — that's half a Billion users!
That's how many Yahoo accounts were compromised in a massive data breach dating back to 2014 by what was believed to be a "state sponsored" hacking group. 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," reads the statement.
It's been a crazy time for data breaches and as I wrote yesterday, we've seen a very distinct pattern of historical mega breaches lately.
Fling in 2011, Linked In in 2012, tumblr in 2013 and the mother of them all, My Space in, well, we don't quite know. Firstly, the only data in the breach is an incrementing ID (possibly an internal My Space identifier which would enable to date it), an email address, username and one or two passwords.
Think of the email account distribution like this: But what we need to remember with Gmail is that they're a relatively new player.There are likely some interesting insights to take away from the passwords alone, but it's the email addresses that can help us actually date the thing.When we look at the top 3 email address in the My Space breach by domain, we see an interesting distribution: What's up with Gmail?!The data was stolen through hacks on Dropbox, and between 20.Sun Tzu583 has a separate 0 listing for a further 4,928,888 accounts, which allegedly contain email addresses and clear text passwords.