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Yahoo handed £250,000 fine over 2014 data breach
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Yahoo handed £250,000 fine over 2014 data breach

ICO punishes Yahoo's UK arm for failing to protect 515,000 Brits
12 Jun 2018
Canadian pleads guilty to Yahoo hack
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Canadian pleads guilty to Yahoo hack

Karim Baratov was paid by Russian security agents to break into Yahoo accounts in 2014
29 Nov 2017
Former Yahoo and Equifax CEOs to testify before US Senate
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Former Yahoo and Equifax CEOs to testify before US Senate

Hearing will determine what more could have been done to prevent the hacks
2 Nov 2017
US judge rules that Yahoo must face litigation
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US judge rules that Yahoo must face litigation

Yahoo customers could have protected themselves if it hadn't taken so long to notify them of the breach
1 Sep 2017
Verizon completes acquisition of Yahoo as Mayer quits
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Verizon completes acquisition of Yahoo as Mayer quits

CEO Marissa Mayer leaves Yahoo, whose brands will now be part of Oath
14 Jun 2017
Yahoo/Verizon deal agreed as 2,100 employees face the axe
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Yahoo/Verizon deal agreed as 2,100 employees face the axe

The deal will now see CEO Marissa Mayer depart with $264 million
9 Jun 2017
Verizon Yahoo acquisition expected to close in June
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Verizon Yahoo acquisition expected to close in June

CEO Mayer confirms expected closing date
19 Apr 2017
Russia denies it's responsible for Yahoo hack
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Russia denies it's responsible for Yahoo hack

The Kremlin said there's "absolutely no question of any official involvement by any Russian agency"
17 Mar 2017
Verizon knocks $350m off Yahoo deal
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Verizon knocks $350m off Yahoo deal

Yahoo will also need to pay half of any liabilities incurred as a result of massive data breach
22 Feb 2017
Yahoo email scandal could derail Safe Harbour replacement
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Yahoo email scandal could derail Safe Harbour replacement

Reports of mass email surveillance prompt fears of rights infringements
6 Oct 2016
Individual sues Yahoo over data breach
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Individual sues Yahoo over data breach

New York man has accused Yahoo of gross negligence
27 Sep 2016
Yahoo hack: what you need to know
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Yahoo hack: what you need to know

The Yahoo hack is frightening, but the worst of the attacks are likely already over
23 Sep 2016
200 million Yahoo account details 'published on dark web'
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200 million Yahoo account details 'published on dark web'

Email details for sale on the dark web for just £1,400, hacker says
2 Aug 2016
Verizon 'will pay $5 billion for Yahoo'
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Verizon 'will pay $5 billion for Yahoo'

Fading search giant will feed Verizon's hunger for customer data
25 Jul 2016
Marissa Mayer will receive £40m payout if Yahoo tanks
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Marissa Mayer will receive £40m payout if Yahoo tanks

Yahoo CEO's severance package revealed as web giant goes up for sale
3 May 2016
Yahoo wants you to kill your passwords
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Yahoo wants you to kill your passwords

Web giant adds secure notifications to Finance, Fantasy, Mail, Messenger and Sports apps
22 Mar 2016
Yahoo restricts email access for ad blocker users
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Yahoo restricts email access for ad blocker users

The company made the move in support of advertisers as an experiment
24 Nov 2015
Yahoo malvertising attack leaves 900 million at risk
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Yahoo malvertising attack leaves 900 million at risk

Malwarebytes uncovered the campaign after four days, and Yahoo has shut it down
4 Aug 2015
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos jumps ship for Facebook
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Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos jumps ship for Facebook

New Facebook CSO promises continued openness from social network's security team
25 Jun 2015
Yahoo accused of spying on users’ emails
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Yahoo accused of spying on users’ emails

Tech giant faces class action lawsuit representing one million users
28 May 2015
Yahoo reworks Bing deal to keep hand in search
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Yahoo reworks Bing deal to keep hand in search

Bing there, done that, got the ad revenue: Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to take back its search functionality
17 Apr 2015
Microsoft web services crash following "bad code" update
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Microsoft web services crash following "bad code" update

Microsoft confirms downtime was its fault, not hackers
5 Jan 2015
Google right to be forgotten rule extends to Bing & Yahoo
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Google right to be forgotten rule extends to Bing & Yahoo

The EU’s controversial right to be forgotten ruling against Google will now also apply to Yahoo and Bing
2 Dec 2014