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Yahoo mail recently hacked by hackers

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If you are a Yahoo Mail user, it may be time to update and change your e-mail password.

Recently, Yahoo revealed in a blog that they were cyber-attacked. Yahoo said "It recently identified a coordinated effort by hackers who tried to log into many email accounts with stolen usernames and passwords."

Jay Rossiter, Yahoo's product's executive states "The credentials was likely taken from a third-party database."

Law enforcement has been notified for investigation. The yahoo users that were impacted had been sent a text message notifying them of the "unusual activity on the network."

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