Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 12:56 pm
Yahoo said today that hackers had stolen and posted a file that contained 400,000 usernames and passwords.
The New York Times reports that those credentials were used not only for Yahoo! services but to services such as Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, Comcast, MSN, SBC Global, Verizon, Bellsouth and Live.com.
The Times' Bits blog reports: