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For sexual content, ex-Yahoo engineer hacked into 6000 accounts

Ruiz, 34, used his employee access to the company's internal network to crack users' passwords.

02 Oct 2019 7:29 AM

Yahoo Japan bids for control of fashion e-tailer Zozo for USD 3.7 billion

Yahoo Japan aims to buy 50.1 per cent Zozo, whose market value was 680 billion yen.

12 Sep 2019 10:30 AM

Yahoo experiences outage across its services, several users impacted

Yahoo said it suffered an outage on Thursday across its services, including Yahoo Mail.

05 Sep 2019 7:52 PM

Yahoo to pay USD 117.5 million in latest settlement of massive breach

The value of that settlement had been pegged at USD 50 million.

11 Apr 2019 9:57 AM

Yahoo strikes $117.5 million data breach settlement

It covers as many as 194 million people in the United States and Israel with roughly 896 million accounts.

10 Apr 2019 12:20 PM


Yahoo Cricket launches daily fantasy game in India for cricket's big season ahead

Daily prizes and a tournament prize worth Rs 100,000 up for grabs Issue challenge to friends, play in corporate leagues.

01 Apr 2019 5:16 PM

Apple accused of pressuring game rivals in Japan

Japanese regulators are investigating Apple over allegations it pressured Yahoo Japan to slow the expansion of its online games platform.

16 Aug 2018 12:23 PM

SC slams social media sites for promoting content leading to lynching, violence

SC warns search engines of imposing Rs 5 lakh fine each per day till they develop mechanism to prevent uploading objectionable materials.

27 Jul 2018 9:08 PM

SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba

SoftBank will buy 221 billion yen ($2 billion) of Yahoo Japan shares from Altaba, formerly internet giant Yahoo.

10 Jul 2018 2:25 PM

Yahoo buys back USD 2 bn of shares in three-way deal with SoftBank

SoftBank will buy 221 billion yen ($1.99 billion) of Yahoo Japan shares from Altaba.

10 Jul 2018 8:58 AM


Yahoo Messenger to shut down on July 17

The users who are continuing to use the messaging service will be redirected to Squirrel, a new group messaging application.

10 Jun 2018 2:05 PM

Hacker gets 5 years for Russian-linked Yahoo security breach

The hacker was using stolen data passed to him by Russia’s Federal Security Service to hack dozens of email accounts of journalists.

31 May 2018 8:12 AM

Sex abuse videos: SC slaps Rs 1 lakh cost each on Google, Facebook, others

The top court directed them to file an affidavit before June 15 spelling out measures taken by them to curb such videos.

21 May 2018 6:23 PM

From Yahoo to Uber, major hacks of data

European Union's new data protection rules follow scandals involving lax personal data protection procedures.

15 May 2018 11:46 AM

Tumblr says Russians used its platform for disinformation in 2016

Tumblr said it uncovered the scheme late last year.

24 Mar 2018 9:21 AM


Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the United States

The company was accused of being too slow to disclose three data breaches that occurred from 2013 and 2016.

13 Mar 2018 10:46 AM

‘Hacker-for-hire’ pleads guilty to Yahoo breach

A Canadian man pleaded guilty on November 28 to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo.

29 Nov 2017 6:53 PM

Google is now default search engine of Firefox, Yahoo surprised

Google will be Firefox’s default search provider on desktop and mobile in the United States, Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan

15 Nov 2017 9:21 AM

Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russia

Yahoo required users to change passwords and took new steps to make data more secure, Mayer said.

09 Nov 2017 3:11 PM

Work with Facebook, Google to block explicit videos: SC to Centre

The instruction is meant to ensure that videos of rape, gang rape and child pornography are not available for circulation on the internet.

26 Oct 2017 6:10 PM