Yahoo Stories October 24

Yahoo hit with $50m in damages, affected users able to claim $25/hour for lost time

It’s been a tough road for Yahoo over the last five years with multiple security breaches that have included 3 billion users. Now, the Verizon owned company is looking at paying out $50 million in damages along with offering affected users free credit monitoring.

Yahoo Stories October 4

When Yahoo Messenger shut down in the summer, the company pointed users to a new group messaging app, Squirrel. This has today been rebranded as Yahoo Together, and is essentially a Slack lookalike aimed at family members and groups of friends …

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Yahoo Stories June 10

PSA: Yahoo Messenger is shutting down next month

Verizon subsidiary Oath has announced that Yahoo Messenger is officially shutting down next month. Once one of the most popular and most innovative messaging service, Yahoo Messenger has waned in popularity in recent years…

Yahoo Stories February 20

Yahoo email not working with iPhone and iPad Mail app for many users, company investigating a fix

Yahoo email users have been experiencing issues with the iPhone and iPad Mail app starting around the time iOS 11 launched, but there are still no conclusive solutions. The Yahoo team posted a statement on Twitter saying that the issue is being investigated; it isn’t clear if the blame lies with Yahoo or Apple’s software. Unfortunately, the only workaround at this time is to download the Yahoo Mail app, and access email from there.

Yahoo Stories October 3, 2017

Yahoo today has disclosed that the 2013 hack initially thought to have affected 1 billion accounts actually affected all 3 billion of its user accounts. The company made the announcement in a filling with the SEC…

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Yahoo Stories March 14, 2017

Report: DOJ to issue indictments on Wednesday against suspects involved in Yahoo data breach

According to reports from Bloomberg and Reuters, the U.S. Justice Department plans to announce indictments on Wednesday against suspects involved in one the Yahoo data breaches. The indictments come after Yahoo suffered two massive hacks, one affecting 500 million users and another affecting 1 billion users.

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