given hotel accommodations. 3 It's the latest in a string of security breaches... Tonight, YAHOO reports some of its users' email accounts and passwords have been compromised. The company hasn't said how many are affected, but Yahoo IS the second largest email service in the world. Channel 4's Tarik Minor spoke with a computer expert about just how much your personal information is worth to thieves...and what you can do to protect yourself. 3 00-0525-301:23-1:281:43-1:48 The Access these hackers The Access these hackers gained on Yahoo could lead to a much more serious security breach in banks and stores.Hackers are and stores. Hackers are using these email addresses to reset passwords for financial banking accounts, or they are selling peronal information...online. PKG -13:43:01"You can get 100,00 email addresses for like 25 dollars."Computer expert Chris Hamer who works for the Bradford County Sheriff's department says hackers are selling personal information by bulk.To thieves who in turn use that information, to gain access to bank accounts.13;42:40"credit card information can go from anywhere from 15 - 30 dollars pop for each card, you buy them in a group of a hundred."Yahoo is the latest major company to fall victim to computer hackers, announcing to their customers that - usernames and passwords have been compromised. It's the second time Yahoo's been hacked, 450,000 customers information were compromised in 2012. Yahoo has yet to reveal, how deep the infiltration is this time. 13:39:25"IT LOOks like the people were at 3rd party websites, people tied into yahoo, and had a large host of yahoo accuonts, where they stored their database in an insecure fashion."Yahoo is telling it's customers they are doing everything they can to track down the hackers and re-secure breached accounts. But just weeks after major companies like Target fell victim to the same thing .Consumer confidence is suffering.14:55:16" I feel like no place is safe anymore they did it to several companies."Sandy Hibbard says the increase in hacking, isn't a surprise at all, and in her eyes, won't effect the companies bottom line.. 14:55:38"i think it could but most people realize it can happen anywhere so what do you do."