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Yahoo Mail Privacy

Yahoo is still reading some of your emails

August 29th, 2018

It’s not unheard of for email service providers to read users’ emails to target them with better-tailored ads that would help the company make more money. Google did it for years before terminating the practice. And it’s not exactly reading, more like scanning the contents of your inbox in most cases. The practice, however, is …

Yahoo Mail Data Breach

Judge rules that Yahoo Mail data breach victims can sue Yahoo

March 12th, 2018

You just have to think of Yahoo when talking about security data breaches, and that’s because Verizon’s newest subsidiary was the victim of repeated hacks from 2013 to 2016 that exposed the personal data of all its users to attackers. If you’re one of the US-based victims of these breaches and are seeking some sort …

Yahoo Mail Hack Explained

How Russian hackers breached your Yahoo Mail account

March 16th, 2017

The Department of Justice on Wednesday identified four people, including two Russian spies and two criminal hackers, as the main suspects behind one of the biggest data breaches in the world. Yahoo was hacked in 2014 but the company only disclosed it two years later, when it confirmed that more than 500 million accounts were …

Yahoo Mail Account Hack Russia

DOJ has charged Russian spies allegedly responsible for massive Yahoo breach

March 15th, 2017

It’s been an uneasy few months for Yahoo, which had to disclose three different large-scale breaches, two of which affected more than one billion accounts in total. The Justice Department has concluded at least one investigation and will announce on Wednesday the indictments of two Russian spies as well as two criminal hackers who will all be formally …

Yahoo Mail Security Breach

How to protect yourself following the massive Yahoo hack

December 15th, 2016

Yahoo did it again, folks. In less than six months, Yahoo admitted that its security was breached twice, with hackers stealing data for hundreds of millions of users. In September, Yahoo said that more than 500 million accounts were compromised years ago, making it the biggest hack to date. But that changed on Wednesday when …

Yahoo Mail Forwarding Feature

Yahoo didn’t disable email forwarding to stop users fleeing

October 14th, 2016

A few days ago, Yahoo removed one of the basic features you expect from an email provider. Yahoo Mail lost the email forwarding feature, and the timing looked very peculiar. Yahoo seemed to have removed the feature to make it harder for users to jump ship in light of the two scandals that hit Yahoo. …