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Yahoo proposes US$117.5m breach settlement - but will it be enough?
Wed 10 Apr 2019
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Judge Lucy Koh must decide if Yahoo's previous dodgy settlement tactics are forgiven in this latest proposal.
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Photo gallery: The world's most extreme data centers
Wed 29 Nov 2017
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Negative 40 degrees, this facility is in an environment so cold they have to heat the air used to cool the data center.
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Gartner names top 10 APAC digital disruptors now threatening global enterprises
Wed 1 Nov 2017
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Gartner warns that if CIOs ignore these digital giants in Asia Pacific – they do so at their own risk.
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Yahoo's colossal security breach - experts give their opinions
Wed 4 Oct 2017
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Yahoo's latest news of a breach of 3m accounts is certainly nothing to cheer about, but experts from the industry give their insights on the matter.
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Yahoo's 2013 data breach hit all three billion user accounts
Wed 4 Oct 2017
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Yahoo’s entire user base of more than three billion people were affected by Yahoo’s colossal data hack in 2013, despite initial reports.
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US judge squashes Yahoo's attempt to stop data breach lawsuits
Tue 5 Sep 2017
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Both Yahoo and victims of its multiple data breaches have been granted – and denied – the ability to dismiss lawsuits after its massive data breaches.
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Spark’s Xtra email completes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider
Thu 11 May 2017
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Spark and SMX now have over 800,000 Xtra email accounts up and running on the new email platform.
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Weekly Asia security roundup: China’s cybersecurity law, hackers speak out, the MINDEF breach, and Yahoo’s CEO
Fri 3 Mar 2017
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A new survey by Consilio found that legal technology professions remain ignorant of China’s new cybersecurity law.
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Weekly AU security roundup: Hackers speak out, CyberArk, unpatched software and Yahoo’s CEO
Fri 3 Mar 2017
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Nuix got the inside word from cyber hackers themselves about what they do, and why they do it. 50% of hackers change their attack methods for every target.   
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Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus and gives it to employees in wake of data breach fallout
Thu 2 Mar 2017
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is foregoing her annual bonus and giving it back to employees after the giant data breach that hit the company in 2014.
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WTF: Yahoo's new name is weird
Tue 10 Jan 2017
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Yahoo has a new name and five directors will step down following Verizon's impending purchase.
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SecurityBrief New Zealand looks back at 2016: Malware and botnets and breaches, oh my!
Fri 16 Dec 2016
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New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Kiwi cybersecurity in 2016.
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Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know
Fri 16 Dec 2016
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"No one should have faith in Yahoo at this point and might very well affect the $4.8 billion Verizon deal.”
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Yahoo! Japan bumps up data center capacity through Infinera solutions
Wed 7 Dec 2016
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Yahoo! Japan's Osaka data centers are now being interconnected by Infinera's Cloud Xpress, bringing hyper-scale density and operational simplicity.
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'Tens of thousands' of contact info released as NZNO falls to Yahoo phishing scam
Tue 8 Nov 2016
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“We have apologised to our members and have started an investigation into how this happened and are working to prevent this from happening again."
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Yahoo breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now?
Wed 28 Sep 2016
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Identity proofing is clearly a top global fraud issue. What can organisations who need to prove electronic identities do to overcome this issue?
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Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in
Wed 28 Sep 2016
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Gemalto called 2014 'the year of mega breaches'. Digital Shadows comments on breach severity factors. TeleSign recommends two-factor authentication.
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Yahoo's data hack nightmare continues
Wed 28 Sep 2016
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The fact that Yahoo may have known about the breach for a number of months before alerting the public shows why we need mandatory breach notification.
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Spark says 130,000 Xtra customers affected by Yahoo data breach
Tue 27 Sep 2016
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Spark warns that130,000 customers have potentially been put at risk by the massive Yahoo data breach - around 15% of all Xtra customers.
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Yahoo works to clean up its titanic data breach mess
Mon 26 Sep 2016
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“An increasingly connected world has come with increasingly sophisticated threats. Industry, government and users are constantly in the crosshairs of
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Yahoo-Verizon merger to shake up digital communication space
Wed 27 Jul 2016
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$4.83 billion is on the table for Verizon's planned acquisition of Yahoo and its 1 billion monthly customers.
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So long Flickr and thanks for all the fish!
Thu 10 Mar 2016
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A corporate group-think can lead to some pretty silly decisions. This time it appears that struggling Internet player, Yahoo, has got it all wrong.
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Yahoo debuts Livetext app in New Zealand
Fri 14 Aug 2015
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Yahoo has entered the communication app space with Yahoo Livetext, a free one-to-one live video texting app for iPhone and Android.
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Yahoo TV launches in NZ
Fri 24 Jul 2015
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"This is just the beginning in an exciting journey to make Yahoo TV the go-to destination for great TV shows and exclusive content."
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