Why Yahoo’s Security Problems Are a Story of Too Little, Too Late — Fortune

In the summer of 2013, Yahoo yhoo launched a project to better secure the passwords of its customers, abandoning the use of a discredited technology for encrypting data known as MD5. It was too late. In August of that year, hackers got hold of more than a billion Yahoo accounts, stealing the poorly encrypted passwords…

via Why Yahoo’s Security Problems Are a Story of Too Little, Too Late — Fortune

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