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In 2013, a breach allowed attackers to steal email addresses, passwords, birth dates, telephone numbers and more.
The new investigation indicated that stolen information didn't include passwords in clear text, payment card data or information about bank accounts.
The company required all users who had not changed their passwords since the time of the theft to do so.
In addition, some of the 20 incidents have been tied to a "state-sponsored actor" that was involved in a different 2014 breach that affected up to 500 million accounts.
"Forged cookies" are digital keys that allow access to information without re-entering passwords.
Verizon finished its acquisition of Yahoo in June and is folding it, with AOL, under a new subsidiary named Oath.
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