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Yahoo Says All 3 Billion Of Its Accounts Were Hacked In 2013

Yahoo said Tuesday that the number of accounts impacted by a massive security breach in 2013 was three times larger than it had originally announced — meaning all accounts were affected.

Roughly 3 billion accounts were breached, the company now says, up from its earlier estimate of more than 1 billion.

Consumer Groups: 'AV START' Act Exempts Autonomous Vehicles From Too Many Safety Regulations

Last week, a bill focusing on autonomous vehicles called the American Vision for Safer Transportation Through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies (AV START) Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate and is expected to be merged with the SELF-DRIVE Act, which is a similar bill that passed the U.S. House earlier this month. Consumer advocates worry that these bills remove too many safety regulations that could leave consumers at risk as self-driving cars take the roads.

Consumer Watchdog: Autonomous Vehicle Bill Would Create ‘Wild West’ Without Safety Protections

A U.S. Senate bill aiming to pave the way for the development of driverless vehicles is a threat to highway safety, the group Consumer Watchdog asserted.

The bill, introduced by Sens. John Thune and Gary Peters, “follows the dangerous route chosen by the House of Representatives when it rushed to pass a bill that threatens highway safety and leaves a regulatory void rather than enacting necessary protections and safety standards,” Consumer Watchdog said in a news release.