All posts tagged "Yahoo"
Yahoo took its time investigating massive security breach
SAN FRANCISCO – Yahoo detected evidence that a hacker had broken into its computer network at least 18 months before launching an investigation that discovered personal information had been stolen from about 500 million user accounts. The...
- Posted November 10, 2016
Verizon Says Yahoo Data Breach Had a “Material” Impact
Verizon’s top lawyer says it now has reason to believe Yahoo’s recently disclosed data breach has a “material” impact on Verizon’s pending $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo. That leaves open the possibility that Verizon could seek a...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Amid breach talk, some Yahoo users finding it hard to exit
LONDON — As Yahoo’s embattled email service suffers through a slew of bad news, some users are finding it hard to leave. Automatic email forwarding was disabled at the beginning of the month, several users told The...
- Posted October 10, 2016
In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the company says, the breach could be part of a long-term strategy that’s...
- Posted September 23, 2016
Beyond the Yahoo Hack: Other Major Data Breaches
The Yahoo hack exposed personal details from at least 500 million user accounts, potentially the largest breach of an email provider in history. Despite the size of the break-in, attackers don’t appear to have accessed obviously sensitive...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Hulu Dropping Free Video as it Prepares Cable TV Alternative
NEW YORK – Hulu is dropping the free TV episodes that it was initially known for as it works on an online television service to rival cable TV. Hulu said Monday that free episodes – typically the...
- Posted August 8, 2016
What Verizon’s Acquisition Means for Yahoo Users
NEW YORK – If you have a Yahoo email account or regularly visit services like Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports, you might be wondering what will happen to the once-venerable brand once Verizon takes over. Neither company...
- Posted July 25, 2016
UK’s Daily Mail in Early Talks Over Bid for Yahoo
Yahoo investor Starboard Value pushing for a change in leadership
- Posted April 11, 2016
As Yahoo Turns: Shareholder Mutiny Begins Another Soap Opera
Third attempted coup by shareholders at Yahoo since 2008
- Posted March 24, 2016
Yahoo Board Hires Investment Banks to Mull Possible Sale
SAN FRANCISCO – Yahoo’s board has hired three investment banking firms to evaluate potential bids for its Internet operations in the clearest sign yet that CEO Marissa Mayer may not have much more time to turn around...
- Posted February 19, 2016