Yahoo! Mail Accounts Hacked

    The Yahoo logo is shown at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California April 16, 2013. The company will release its quarterly results on Tuesday. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith  (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTXYO3K

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    Late Thursday night, Yahoo! acknowledged that hackers using third-party malicious software were able to log in to multiple Yahoo! Mail accounts, and that the affected accounts must now create new passwords. Yahoo! said that it believes the hackers were using credentials obtained during the hacking of another company to access Yahoo! accounts, as people often use the same password on multiple accounts. Yahoo! declined, however, to say exactly how many accounts were compromised.

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