Deconstructing the 2016 Yahoo Security Breach

Read Jacob Olcott explain the lessons we can learn from the 2016 Yahoo data breach on Dark Reading : Exactly two decades ago, in 1997, a new book rose up the best-seller list: The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger’s recounting of the fateful events that doomed the fishing boat Andrea Gail and its six-member crew in […]

The lessons you need to learn from the Yahoo data breach: Top four info security tips

The data breach stories continue to roll in this year. In the last few weeks alone we’ve seen familiar brand names including Wonga and Debenhams in the uncomfortable glare of the media spotlight as they reveal the loss of customer data. Read about the top four lessons from the Yahoo data breach on IT Pro […]

Consumers Seek Worldwide Class in Yahoo Data Breach Case

Yahoo! Inc. may have to face a worldwide class of consumers complaining about a data breach that exposed more than a billion user accounts ( In re Yahoo! Inc. Customer Data Security Breach Litig. , N.D. Cal., No. 16-md-02752, consolidated class complaint filed 4/13/17 ). Read more about how consumers are seeking a worldwide class […]

Security Central: Experts Spear-point Cause of Yahoo Hack, Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act Gains Traction

One click to breach them all. Or at least, one click to breach Yahoo. One simple, mistaken click is apparently all it took for hackers working with the Russian state security service to gain access to Yahoo’s network and the email accounts of approximately 1.5 billion people. Read how Yahoo was hacked according to Allison Francis […]

Yahoo breaches underline executive role in cyber security

Read why Warwick Ashford says that Yahoo hack attack underlines the executive and company boards role in cyber security on Computer Weekly : The Yahoo board has decided to withhold CEO Marissa Mayer’s 2016 annual bonus in connection with a series of data breaches and accepted her offer to forego her 2017 stock award. Read […]

Yahoo’s Boundless Incompetence: Execs Knew About 2014 Data Breach As It Happened

In a rather nasty turn of events, it seems that Yahoo senior executives were aware of the 2014 data breach since the late months of that very year, but failed to properly comprehend what was happening, in a clear sign of incompetence. Read more about the new security filing by Yahoo which reveals that its […]

Data Breaches Will Cost Yahoo and Verizon Long After Sale

Read why Cynthia J. Larose says that data breach will cost Yahoo and Verizon long after their deal on National Law Review : Recently it was announced that Verizon would pay $350 million less than it had been prepared to pay previously for Yahoo as a result of data breaches that affected over 1.5 billion users, […]

Verizon’s $350 million discount on Yahoo purchase shows cost of breaches is real

Read why Brian Jackson says that Verizon’s $350 million discount on Yahoo purchase shows that data breach cost is real on IT World Canada : Those looking to affix a hard cost to a data breach now have new figure to help calculate it, and a big one after Verizon Communications Inc. announced it will pay […]

What You Need to Know About Yahoo’s Latest Data Breach

Digital Defense is a live webcast featuring Bloomberg Technology cybercrimes reporter Jordan Robertson. This week, we’ll discuss a possible third breach at Yahoo and how users can protect their accounts. Jordan will take questions from the audience. Watch every Thursday on Bloomberg.com, Facebook and YouTube. Read/see what you need to know about the third Yahoo […]

Yahoo’s hack warning comes from a third breach, the company says

Yahoo’s newly issued warning to users about malicious hacks is related to a third data breach that the company disclosed in December 2016. A warning sent to some Yahoo users Wednesday read: “Based on the ongoing investigation, we believe a forged cookie may have been used in 2015 or 2016 to access your account.” Read about […]