Former U.S. intel leaders warn that legal action against Yahoo will hurt FBI cyber efforts
U.S. regulators would be wise to avoid most data breach lawsuits against victimized U.S. companies like Yahoo because of the damaging president it can set, according to a panel of former U.S. intelligence leaders who spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual cybersecurity summit, Tuesday.
Yah-oof: 500M+ Yahoo user details stolen in huge hack
User details from more than 500 million Yahoo accounts — including names, birth dates and encrypted passwords — were stolen nearly two years ago by state-sponsored hackers, the faltering internet giant said Thursday.
Yahoo will warn users of state-sponsored attacks
Following the lead of some other top tech companies, Yahoo will begin to notify users if they believe their accounts have been targeted by state-sponsored attackers.