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Yahoo uncovered breach after probing a black market sale

A hacker's attempt to sell user data he claimed was stolen from Yahoo actually led the company to uncover a far more severe breach.

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Hackers now have a treasure trove of user data with the Yahoo breach

Thursday's confirmed breach at Yahoo means that a treasure trove of stolen data is very likely circulating on the black market -- potentially putting millions of internet users at risk.

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More than half of PCs don't have Windows 10 AU yet, and no one's quite sure why

Microsoft's go-slow approach to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update means the majority of PCs haven't received it yet, according to a new report.

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LinkedIn Learning finally puts Lynda.com's tech training courses to work

LinkedIn this week integrated Lynda.com’s vast training library into its main site. The new LinkedIn Learning service is available to all premium subscribers, and the company says an enterprise-focused version is also on the way.

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Verizon learned of Yahoo's massive data breach just two days ago

Verizon, now in the process of finalizing its $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo, only learned of the massive data breach at Yahoo just two days ago.

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Surface Pro 3 plagued by more battery problems

The Surface Pro 3 is having battery issues again, but this time it's largely affecting LG-made batteries.

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The massive Yahoo hack ranks as the world's biggest -- so far

When Yahoo said on Thursday that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been hacked, it wasn't just admitting to a huge failing in data security -- it was admitting to the biggest hack the world has ever seen.

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The so-called Universal Stylus Initiative launches without the three biggest players

The Universal Stylus Initiative released its first specification for generic digital styluses, suggesting a future where they'll be as commonplace as the mouse. However, the three biggest players—Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung—have yet to sign on.

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Yahoo data breach affects at least 500 million users, company says

A massive breach at Yahoo stole account details from at least 500 million users and is being blamed on state-sponsored hackers.

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Site that leaked Colin Powell's emails dumps Michelle Obama's passport

The site that leaked Colin Powell's stolen emails has also allegedly obtained a scan of Michelle Obama's passport.