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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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Marissa Mayer is giving up a ton of money over Yahoo's data breach

Marissa Mayer is giving up a ton of money over Yahoo's data breach While it's not exactly strange for a CEO to forgo a gigantic bonus after their company has a terrible year, what is weird is the way that Mayer described Yahoo's major security breach in her statement.According to Yahoo itself, 500 million accounts had been potentially compromised by the 2014 security breach.

Yahoo CEO foregoes annual bonus and gives it to employees in wake of data breach fallout

Yahoo CEO foregoes annual bonus and gives it to employees in wake of data breach fallout The media mogul posted a statement on her Twitter and Tumblr this week, advising that the data breach happened under her watch, she will give up her annual bonus and equity grant.In September last year, the first of the company’s massive data breaches were publicised, two years after its initial breach in 2014.

Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus and gives it to employees in wake of data breach fallout

Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus and gives it to employees in wake of data breach fallout The media mogul posted a statement on her Twitter and Tumblr this week, advising that the data breach happened under her watch, she will give up her annual bonus and equity grant.In September last year, the first of the company’s massive data breaches were publicised, two years after its initial breach in 2014.

Marissa Mayer will get a cool $23 million when she loses her job

Marissa Mayer will get a cool $23 million when she loses her job Marissa Mayer will soon be out of a job, but a multimillion-dollar check should cushion the blow.The company also said earlier this month that Mayer would lose her usual bonus payment this year after an internal investigation revealed that executives had mishandled the hacks.

U.S. will charge two Russian spies and two hackers in 2014 Yahoo breach

U.S. will charge two Russian spies and two hackers in 2014 Yahoo breach The U.A source within the department said the charges will amount to the largest hacking case ever brought by the U.

FBI charges Russian spies over Yahoo hack

FBI charges Russian spies over Yahoo hack These claims were initially met with disdain — there was no evidence, at the time, of foreign involvement.At least one hacker, Alexsey Belan, is believed to be cooperating directly with the Russian FSB (the main successor to the KGB).

Trends with Benefits: Does the Yahoo data breach mean Russia knows your Final Four picks?

Trends with Benefits: Does the Yahoo data breach mean Russia knows your Final Four picks? Are you concerned about safety, or had you long ago abandoned your Yahoo account except for Fantasy Sports?Each week, we gather a round table of tech experts from the Digital Trends staff, along with the occasional celebrity guest, to discuss all things tech.

Yahoo + AOL = Oath? It's looking like that

Yahoo + AOL = Oath? It's looking like that What do you do when you buy one of the world's most recognizable tech brands?Business Insider first reported on the rebranding rollup and noted that it is unclear whether the Yahoo and AOL brands will remain in any capacity.

Marissa Mayer is about to get really rich off Yahoo's sale

Marissa Mayer is about to get really rich off Yahoo's sale Marissa Mayer's tenure at Yahoo has been rough, but it'll have a happy ending — at least for her.The Yahoo CEO is in line for a massive $186 million payday once the company finalizes its sale to Verizon, adding on to Mayer's already-generous compensation packages.

Surprise! U.S. Senate email lacks the most basic of security features.

Surprise! U.S. Senate email lacks the most basic of security features. When it comes to United States Senate email accounts, you'd think the powers that be would enact a basic security feature that even Yahoo Mail and AOL have down.As an April 20 open letter from Oregon Senator Ron Wyden makes clear, Senate email accounts lack the option to enable two-factor authentication.

Spark’s Xtra email mpletes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider

Spark’s Xtra email mpletes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider ” “It’s great to complete the transition away from an email provider who’s been dealing with big issues on a global basis, and has kept us very much at arm’s length, to an email partner here in New Zealand that operates with real transparency,” says Paris.4billion messages, safely and securely, in the timeline we originally committed to,” says Paris.