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UK broadband customers also affected by Yahoo hack

UK broadband customers also affected by Yahoo hack

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Yahoo might not be quite as big in the UK as it is in the US, but that doesn’t mean the shockwaves from the company’s enormous hack won’t be felt on the both sides of the Atlantic. In total, 500 million users were affected by the 2014 breach, which was only confirmed yesterday, and some of those accounts may belong to people who use email services provided by UK broadband and TV providers BT and Sky.

Both companies have been forced to contact subscribers asking them to change their passwords following the attack. Before it began migrating users to a new system in 2013, BT’s email service was powered by Yahoo, which was known as BT Yahoo Mail at the time. A small number of people are still using those old accounts and could therefore be implicated in the breach.

Read More/Source: Engadget

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