BOSSES at internet giant Yahoo first feared they had been hacked at least TWO MONTHS ago but didn’t let their 500m customers know until now, it’s been reported.

The breach, which actually occurred in late 2014, was confirmed by the company yesterday when it revealed huge amounts of personal information had been stolen in a “state-sponsored attack”.

Now it’s reported Yahoo knew of the potential hack that affects 500m users in ‘at least August’, but only confirmed the huge breach on Thursday.

The hackers are believed to have grabbed names, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdays, encrypted passwords and the ‘unencrypted’ security questions and answers of its 500million users.

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