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.

Yahoo Stories March 6, 2017

Yahoo launches ‘Captain’ text message bot to help families manage to-do lists and reminders

In the midst of an acquisition by Verizon and news of yet another data breach, Yahoo today introduced a new product called “Captain,” a bot assistant that aims to help you manage to-do lists and reminders with a text messaged-based AI.

Yahoo Stories March 1, 2017

Continuing the ongoing trend, Yahoo today revealed that some 32 million accounts have been accessed by intruders over the past two years. These accounts are in addition to the accounts affected by the two data breaches the company had previously disclosed.

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Yahoo Stories February 21, 2017

Verizon cuts $350M from its acquisition price of Yahoo after data breaches

After a pair of massive Yahoo data breaches, Verizon announced today that the two companies have reached new terms for its acquisition. As noted by Reuters, Verizon has lowered its purchase price for Yahoo’s core business by $350 million, down to $4.48 billion.

Yahoo Stories January 9, 2017

To say Yahoo has had a rough go of it recently would be an understatement. While in the midst of an acquisition by Verizon, the company has faced a pair of massive data breaches, exposing the information of over 1 billion customers.

A new regulatory document filed today shows that Verizon’s acquisition of the company is moving closer to completion, while it also reveals that following the acquisition, Yahoo will change its name to Altaba and Marissa Mayer will step down.

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