Anyone have yahoo account???

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  1. keepitreal
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    I'm sure there's plenty of successful hackings we don't hear about...
    I'm a believer that the majority of hackings are inside jobs.

    The 1 billion users....I've created multiple aliases for email addys.
    My msn.com is used discretionally....
    The rest I use for signing up at websites, like here, stuff like that....
     
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    There are 2 threads of the same topic running simultaneously.
     
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    Why do you use yahoo as your search engine? Google is the best as far as I know. MSN (bing) is as lousy as yahoo search.
     
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    Except for a very occasional google use, I don't use any of those. ;)
     
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    I used duckduckgo.com as my search engine. They don't TRACK you or share your information.
     
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    Same for me. I believe Ringel is the one who turned me on to that search engine; if not him, I know it was someone on this site. :)
     
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    Nope. Has the left blamed Trump and Russia for the hack yet?
     
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    Yahoo and Bing are not updated regularly. I prove that myself several times. From the what I heard ( just a rumor) they steal information from google to save time and money.
    If you sign up to open an account with google with their email gmail...... they can track you and sell your information. But you don't need to open a google account for research.
    Your can also go to your setting look for Google, look for ALLOW LOCATION then click NEVER.
     
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    Yahoo security too little, too late...
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    Yahoo security problems a story of too little, too late
    Sun Dec 18, 2016 | In the summer of 2013, Yahoo Inc launched a project to better secure the passwords of its customers, abandoning the use of a discredited technology for encrypting data known as MD5.
     
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    waltky Wise ol' monkey Supporting Member

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    Dey prob'ly the ones dat wiretapped the Donald...
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    Russian hackers face charges over massive Yahoo data breach
    Thursday 16th March, 2017 - The United States has announced charges against two Russian security services officers and two alleged hackers, accusing them of a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts.
     

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