The biggest hack in history, and users want more Note 7sIn this week's news wrap: Yahoo says a state-sponsored attack led to at least 500 million accounts being compromised; Samsung announces its US recall is going well; And Google heavily suggests its introducing a phone on October 4.
This is cnet and here are the stories that matter right now. Yahoo says that at least 500 million Yahoo accounts were compromised due to a state sponsored hack. The hack occurred back in 2014 and data stolen could include email addresses, names, encrypted passwords, dates of birth and potentially unencrypted security questions and answers. Yahoo says it has contacted those who may be affected and it recommends it's users change their passwords if they have not done so since 2014. Samsung announced that about half of all recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones sold in the US have been exchanged. The company also said that 90% of Note 7 users opted to get a new Note 7 instead of a refund or another device. [MUSIC] Mark your calendars for October 4th. Google will hold an event where it is expected to introduce new phones under the Pixel brand. The company poses a video teaser on YouTube and a notification site at madeby.google.com. Google's also expected the details Amazon echo competitor Google Home as well as its virtual reality initiative daydream And Twitter will begin streaming the US Presidential Debates live starting Monday, September 26. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple App Store.