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Yahoo! password breach

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Lance Ulanoff, editor-in-chief of Mashable.com, explains the breach of emails and passwords at Yahoo! and what to do if you've been affected.

If a person's e-mail address is on that list, they should change all passwords associated with it on all services. They should also start using a password manager immediately.

Nearly half a million Yahoo users' emails and passwords were breached

The company said it was looking into "claims of a compromise of Yahoo! user IDs"

Experts say Yahoo online security was too lax and that emails and passwords should have been encoded.

If you are asking, 'How do I find out if my Yahoo! email was hacked?', there is a way to check. 

To see if your email information was compromised, CLICK HERE.

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