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Yahoo's data hack nightmare ntinues

Yahoo's data hack nightmare ntinues Now, The Privacy Commissioner has confirmed it is monitoring the situation, with Commissioner John Edwards saying the hack exemplifies the international nature of privacy.The Yahoo hack included names, email addresses and security questions and answers used to reset passwords.

Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now?

Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now? ·       State sponsored actors are buying up enormous amounts of stolen identity and account data for intelligence purposes (See Where has all the Stolen Data Gone ) in order to steal information and assets from companies in the U.In our last blog, we summarised our bottom-line recommendation that organisations REDUCE reliance on STATIC data, such as the data compromised in the Yahoo!

Spark says 130,000 Xtra customers affected by Yahoo data breach

Spark says 130,000 Xtra customers affected by Yahoo data breach Last week Yahoo announced that it was the victim of a major data breach in November 2014, with some claiming it's the biggest hack in history.The company has been notifying all affected customers, asking that they all change their passwords.

Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in

Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in As the Yahoo data breach continues to sort itself out, some big names in IT are speaking out about the entire ordeal.With 500 million accounts breached, it far exceeds MySpace's 427 million account breach, AliExpress's 300 million breach and Adobe's 152 million account breach.

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement Last week, Yahoo owned up to the largest hack known to have occurred in computing history.At the time, Yahoo claimed that the hack was the work of state-sponsored actors — but independent analysts working on analyzing the hack have begun pushing back that assessment, while current and former Yahoo employees say security was a distant priority at Yahoo.

From civil liberties champion to turncoat: Yahoo built specialized software to spy on users for the NSA

From civil liberties champion to turncoat: Yahoo built specialized software to spy on users for the NSA Ever since the Snowden leaks in 2013, there’s been an ongoing debate over the nature of state surveillance.If a new report from Reuters is accurate, the Yahoo that went to bat to defend its users is a dim and distant memory today.

Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system the Soviets would envy

Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system the Soviets would envy On March 31, 2015 Yahoo applied for a patent with implications that would make the Stasi sit up and cheer.But there could be, if you and everyone else would just surrender all your personal information forever.

Yahoo announces over a billion user accounts compromised in security hacks

Yahoo announces over a billion user accounts compromised in security hacks Earlier this year, Yahoo announced that it had suffered one of the largest hacks in history, with up to 500 million user accounts affected.Now, the company has come clean about an even bigger hack that happened a year earlier and exposed sensitive information on approximately one billion accounts.

Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know

Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know The company says it is ‘likely distinct’ from the data breach in September, and believes an unauthorised third party stole data associated with more than one billion user accounts in August.However, Lord explains that the stolen information did not include passwords in clear text, payment card data, or bank account information.

WTF: Yahoo's new name is weird

WTF: Yahoo's new name is weird That includes Yahoo’s digital advertising, email, media assets and various apps.Altaba's primary assets will be a 15% stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group and 35.

SEC now investigating Yahoo's massive data breaches

SEC now investigating Yahoo's massive data breaches The Securities and Exchange Commission is now investigating a pair of Yahoo data breaches reported in 2016 to see if the company should have reported the breaches to investors sooner.While the SEC investigation is in the early stages, according to the Wall Street Journal , a case brought against Yahoo could help clarify the timeline for companies to reveal such hacks.

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Yahoo Mail gets a couple updates, including caller ID and photo syncing

Yahoo Mail gets a couple updates, including caller ID and photo syncing Well, you can’t say Yahoo Mail isn’t trying.The latest attempt comes in the form of an update to Yahoo Mail that will hopefully please the 225 million people who actively use the service every month.

Verizon gets $250 million break on its deal to buy Yahoo following data breaches

Verizon gets $250 million break on its deal to buy Yahoo following data breaches According to a Bloomberg report, Verizon Communications, which previously agreed to pay $4.While a $250 million price drop may seem like a hard pill to swallow, it’s likely better for Yahoo than having Verizon renege on the deal altogether, which briefly seemed like a possibility.

Clever hackers don't even need your password to access your account

Clever hackers don't even need your password to access your account The attack, which was originally announced in a security update in December 2016, took place between 2015 and 2016.It's the latest in a series of cybersecurity issues faced by the tech company.

Yahoo is warning users over state-sponsored cookie-forging attacks

Yahoo is warning users over state-sponsored cookie-forging attacks In an email to users, Yahoo said it has identified evidence of cookie-forging attacks on some accounts, which would allow attackers to access an account without re-entering a password.The email was only sent to accounts that Yahoo believes have been affected by these intrusion attempts so we don’t know how many people have been impacted.

Yahoo dodges disaster on Verizon deal — but still loses $350 million

Yahoo dodges disaster on Verizon deal — but still loses $350 million The new deal will be $350 million lighter than the original, according to a press release issued on Tuesday by Yahoo.In other words, Verizon was able to knock off 7 percent from the original deal price.

Verizon to stick with Yahoo! purchase, but at new scratch-and-dent price

Verizon to stick with Yahoo! purchase, but at new scratch-and-dent price And they’ll skip the anti-rust undercoat, too It looks like Verizon is still going to buy Yahoo!, although after Verizon learned that Yahoo!

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