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Did Yahoo just shut down basic email forwarding to stop users from leaving?

Two massive security and privacy scandals hit Yahoo in the past weeks, and each one of them is a good enough reason to leave Yahoo Mail and your Yahoo properties behind and never look back. First, Yahoo had to admit that around 500 million accounts were hacked back in 2014. Then, reports revealed that the government pressured Yahoo into spying on all its users — the company did so by modifying its anti-malware tool to scan emails for accounts belonging to terrorist groups.
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