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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 ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Business
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Russia? China? Who hacked Yahoo, and why?

Yahoo's claim that it is the victim of a gigantic state-sponsored hack raises the question of whether it is the latest target for hackers with the backing of Russia, China or even North Korea, experts say.

dateSep 23, 2016 in Security
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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 ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Security
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Romanian hacker gets four-year sentence in US

A Romanian hacker who went by the online moniker "Guccifer" got four years and four months in prison Monday for releasing private emails, medical data and financial information from senior political figures, including Bush ...

dateSep 01, 2016 in Security
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Dropbox says 68 million user IDs stolen

Cloud-based data storage company Dropbox said Thursday that user IDs and passwords of some 68 million clients were stolen four years ago and recently leaked onto the internet.

dateSep 01, 2016 in Security
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