But it appears that it still isn’t sure exactly how much data was disclosed, so couldn’t tell everyone, and it will presumably have lost contact details for all of those users.
Dear Abby • My boyfriend and I work out at the same gym. I’ve had a Yahoo account for over 10 years without a problem, even as I moved my business accounts over to Gmail. Shouldn’t my security questions have been presented in this scenario? I also have location history turned on, so it’s not just my own manually saved locations (some of which are ancient), but Yahoo’s automated location technology keeping track of me. A simple rule set could have been applied here where users are asked to validate identity if the login (even a successful one) is outside of a 500 mile radius of any prior location. Email Abuse Help and use this process if you are unable to login to your Yahoo! Also, make sure to read the comments on this post since there is a tremendous amount of good information there as well.): Yahoo has introduced second sign-in verification as an added security measure. We are at a red light on Sloat Boulevard when my phone started to vibrate.
That will mean that many could have forgotten that they even created the account at all, and a large number of those will have created new accounts and so not be able to be contacted by Yahoo.