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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Yahoo admits data breach may affect Verizon acquisition

    In its latest SEC filing, Yahoo admits some people knew of the 2014 breach shortly after, that the true cost of the breach is still unknown, and that the breach could affect its deal with Verizon. Yahoo has for the first time admitted that staff knew about the data breach two years before it...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To Delete Your Yahoo Account

    Let's start at the beginning. In August 2016, we learned that a hacker known as Peace was offering for sale 200 million Yahoo user accounts on the dark web. More than a month later, the American tech company gave us some more awful news: a "state-sponsored actor" had hacked its computer system...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Netflix finds users’ passwords floating around online: change yours now!

    Netflix is telling some password-reusing customers to reset those well-trodden logins after it spotted some of them in a batch of purloined credentials. The news was first reported by AdWeek, where writer Steve Safran said on Friday that he’d received this email: As part of our regular...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Verizon is playing hard ball with Yahoo after hack

    Verizon could reduce the price it will pay to acquire Yahoo, or walk away from the deal completely. That could happen if Verizon cannot be reassured that the consequences of Yahoo's massive data breach hasn't had a material impact on the troubled search engine's business, reports BBC News: A...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Yahoo won’t let you forward your emails to another service – but why?

    Yahoo has really been in the firing line in the past few weeks. First came the news that the company had confirmed a data breach of half a billion (5 × 108) records. The age of the breach was as worrying as its size: the data was stolen back in 2014, but Yahoo only reported it recently. The...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    What to do if you've ever had a Yahoo account

    Yesterday, Yahoo confirmed a data breach affecting 500 million accounts, including logins, names, logins, birthdays, and security questions. The good news is that the passwords were encrypted with a strong hash algorithm, so they’re relatively protected for now. The bad news is, the breach...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Yahoo Confirms Massive Data Breach; At Least 500 Million Users Affected

    As was rumored this morning, so it has come to pass. Yahoo has confirmed a massive data breach — and it’s far, far bigger than anyone guessed at first. The breach affects “at least 500 million” users, Yahoo confirmed today. Yes, that’s more than half a billion, with a B, people. The data...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Sears Says Kmart Stores Hit By Data Breach

    (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp said it was the victim of a cyber attack that likely resulted in the theft of some customer payment cards at its Kmart stores, the latest in a series of computer security breaches to hit U.S. companies and dealing a fresh blow to the struggling U.S. retailer. The...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Home Depot's Credit Cards May Have Been Hacked

    SAN FRANCISCO - A massive batch of credit and debit card information that went on sale on a criminal Internet site Tuesday may be from Home Depot stores and could be linked to hackers previously responsible for breaches at Target and P.F. Chang's, security experts say. The credit card...
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