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Yahoo 2013 data breach hit 'all three billion accounts'

Yahoo 2013 data breach hit 'all three billion accounts'

Business
Yahoo has said that all of its three billion user accounts were affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013.The company, which was taken over by Verizon earlier this year, said an investigation had shown the breach went much further than originally thought.The stolen data did not include passwords in clear text, payment card or bank account data, it added. Previously the internet giant had said "more than one billion" of its accounts had been hit.Yahoo said that while its latest announcement did not represent a new "security issue" it was sending emails to all the "additional affected user accounts". The company added that it was "continuing to work closely with law enforcement". Yahoo's takeover by the huge US telecoms firm Verizon was completed on 13 June. The deal was first announ...
'All hell breaks loose' in Rohingya camps

'All hell breaks loose' in Rohingya camps

World
More than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following a two-week surge in violence in majority Buddhist Myanmar, formerly Burma.Aid officials said refugee camps in the neighbouring country were reaching capacity, as fleeing Rohingyas claimed security forces and Buddhist mobs in Rakhine state had attacked them and set fire to their homes.The violence began on 25 August, when an ethnic Rohingya insurgent group attacked police posts in Myanmar and security forces retaliated.The UN has condemned what it called a cruel military operation against the minority community and said it appeared to be a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".But the Myanmar government has dismissed the Rohingya claims, with leader Aung San Suu Kyi blaming fake news and a misinformation campaign.Foreign ...