1. cageymaru

    Verizon to Absorb a $4.6 Billion Charge for Yahoo and AOL

    New Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg is taking an aggressive approach to reviewing business units and cost-saving measures. After reporting that Verizon was laying off over 10,000 workers yesterday, today CNBC is reporting that the company is taking a goodwill impairment charge of $4.6 billion in value...
  2. R

    Yahoo! Charged By SEC, Agrees to Pay $35 Million

    Following the 2014 data breach that left some 500 million users affected, the company formerly known as Yahoo has agreed to pay a $35 million penalty to settle charges that it misled investors for failing to disclose the breach. The Securities and Exchange Commission states that Yahoo's security...
  3. DooKey

    Four Years Later, Yahoo Still Doesn’t Know How Russia Hacked 3 billion Accounts

    On Wednesday, in a security hearing that called both Equifax and Yahoo’s past and present executives to Washington D.C., we’re learning a bit more about what Yahoo didn’t know about the biggest hack in history. So let me see if I can get this right....Yahoo had 500 million, I mean 3 Billion...
  4. M

    All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Since 2013 Compromised

    Don't want to sound the alarm, but the headline rings true. Ars Technica reports that every Yahoo account created since 2013, about 3 billion were compromised. Yahoo originaly estimated the August 2013 hack exposed close to 1 billion user accounts which at the time was the biggest data breach...
  5. M

    Yahoo to Change Access for AT&T Customers

    We have news from TechCrunch of Yahoo cutting support for users with certain AT&T owned domains accessing Yahoo websites. To ensure continued access for Yahoo sites, users will need to update their registered email address with a different domain or create a Yahoo ID. With the Verizon...
  6. cageymaru

    Verizon Close to Yahoo Deal, Price Cut of $250-350 Million

    On the heels of today's news that Yahoo still has hacking issues, it seems that Verizon wants a price reduction on their Yahoo purchase. Verizon is buying Yahoo on the strength of their messenger, email and search assets; none of which I have used in years. I thought that the reduction would...
  7. FrgMstr

    Yahoo Alt-aba Al-taba Whatever Still Hacked to Hell

    Que the cowboy Altaba yell even though we all know we are hearing him yell "Yaaaahoooooo!" in our heads. ZDNet is reporting that Yahoo is talking to some of its customers that it is likely that they are victims of "state-sponsored attackers" having accessed their accounts. No sure about this as...