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Russian Spies Hired Cybercriminals to Hack 500 Million Yahoo Accounts: Justice Dept

The United States government has directly implicated Russian agents of instigating and directing the hack of half a billion Yahoo user accounts by hiring cybercriminals. The US Justice Department has...

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US Justice Department to Announce Charges against Russians & Canadian in Yahoo Breach

The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly set to announce indictments against suspected hackers involved in at least one of multiple hacking attacks against Yahoo that resulted in two of the...

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Massive Data Breaches Cost Yahoo $350 Million in Sale to Verizon

Yahoo’s sale of its core business to Verizon for what was originally a $4.85 billion deal now sees amended terms wherein Verizon will also share costs of legal and regulatory liabilities related to...

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Yahoo: Your Email Accounts May Have Been Hacked, Again

For the third time in less than 6 months, Yahoo has, once again, warned users that their email accounts may have been hacked. On the day where Verizon is reportedly renegotiating its deal to acquire...

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Yahoo, MSN Struck by Advanced Malvertising Campaign

 A treacherous malicious advertising campaign is making a comeback on major publishing websites including the likes of MSN and Yahoo, merely months after researchers discovered and were thought to...

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Report: The SEC is Probing Yahoo Over Data Breaches

Authorities are investigating whether Yahoo should have reported its two significant data breaches to investors sooner than it did, according to a Wall Street Journal report. According to sources of...

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Yahoo! Admits to Hack of a Billion(+) User Accounts

Yahoo! Inc, one of the biggest Internet companies during its heyday, has now revealed that a hack from August 2013 stole data associated with over a billion user accounts. It was September 2016 when...

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Security firm Disputes Yahoo’s Claim of State-Sponsored Hacker Breach

Yahoo’s now-infamous breach that saw 500 million account details stolen was instigated by common cybercriminals rather than state-sponsored hackers, a security company has claimed.Contrary to...

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Yahoo Data Breach Compromises Half a Billion User Accounts

Yahoo has finally confirmed the results of its investigation of a data breach and it does not make for pretty reading. The technology giant has stated that at least 500 million users’ account...

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Yahoo Set to Confirm a “Massive” Data Breach

Technology giant Yahoo is preparing to confirm a massive data breach that it suffered in 2012, an incident that exposed several hundred million user accounts according to the hacker selling the...

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