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BRIEF-Yahoo says forensic experts identify user accounts affected by forged cookies
February 15, 2017 / 7:08 PM / 8 months ago

BRIEF-Yahoo says forensic experts identify user accounts affected by forged cookies

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc :

* Says outside forensic experts have been investigating the creation of forged cookies

* Yahoo has invalidated the forged cookies so they cannot be used again

* Says investigation has identified user accounts for which it believes forged cookies were taken or used

* Says investigating the creation of forged cookies that could have enabled an intruder to access our users’ accounts without a password

* Based on ongoing investigation, experts identified user accounts for which they believe forged cookies were taken or used in 2015 or 2016 Source text - (yhoo.it/2cUthdp) Further company coverage:

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