Yahoo Detects Repeat Attack On Email Account Data

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 2:09 PM EST) -- Yahoo Inc. said Thursday that hackers using stolen Yahoo email usernames and passwords recently tried to gain access to other Yahoo email accounts, apparently to snatch even more email account information.

The company did not specify how many accounts were affected or how successful the hackers were, and declined to comment further Friday.

“Security attacks are unfortunately becoming a more regular occurrence. Recently, we identified a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts. Upon discovery, we took immediate action to protect our users,...
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