Yahoo data breach News

Yahoo to Face Lawsuit Over Breach of 3 Billion Users’ Data

Yahoo has been ordered by a federal judge to face much of a lawsuit in the United States claiming that the personal information of all 3 billion users was compromised in a series of data breaches. In a decision on …

Judge Says Yahoo Must Face Data Breach Lawsuit

A U.S. judge said Yahoo must face nationwide litigation brought on behalf of well over 1 billion users who said their personal information was compromised in three massive data breaches. Wednesday night’s decision from U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in …

Yahoo Fails to Cooperate with Hack Probe, Says German Cyber Agency

Germany’s federal cyber agency said on Thursday that Yahoo Inc. had not cooperated with its investigation into a series of hacks that compromised more than one billion of the U.S. company’s email users between 2013 and 2016. Yahoo’s Dublin-based Europe, …

Germany’s Cyber Security Watchdog Urges Yahoo Users to Switch Email Providers

Germany’s cyber security authority, the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), criticized Yahoo on Thursday for failing to adopt adequate encryption techniques to protect its users’ personal data. The BSI also advised German consumers to consider switching to alternatives for …

Yahoo Warns 2nd Hack Exposed 1 Billion Users in Largest Data Breach in History

Yahoo Inc. warned on Wednesday that it had uncovered yet another massive cyber attack, saying data from more than 1 billion user accounts was compromised in August 2013, making it the largest breach in history. The number of affected accounts …

Suit Against Yahoo Claims ‘Gross Negligence’ Over Data Breach

Yahoo Inc. was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence over a massive 2014 hacking in which information was stolen from at least 500 million accounts. The lawsuit was filed in the federal court in …

Massive Yahoo Breach Happened 2 Years Ago

Yahoo Inc. said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world’s biggest known cyber breach by far. Cyber …