35304807 story Yahoo! Closes Security Hole That Led To Breach 43 Posted by samzenpus on Monday July 16, 2012 @10:45AM from the stopping-the-leak dept. An anonymous reader writes "Yahoo! has patched the security hole that allowed hackers to access some 450,000 email addresses and passwords associated with Yahoo! Contributor Network and ultimately publish them last week. In the meantime, the group responsible for the hack of the official forum site of technology company NVIDIA has also dumped some user 800 records taken during the breach."