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Yahoo Confirms, Apologizes For The Email Hack, Says Still Fixing. Plus, Check If You Were Impacted (Non-Yahoo Accounts Apply)

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There are still a lot of questions about this alleged Yahoo Voices data breach — including whether there was a reason behind the breach in the first place — but Yahoo has now officially confirmed that the data did in fact come from its servers, and that “approximately” 400,000 email...
Yahoo Confirms, Apologizes For The Email Hack, Says Still Fixing. Plus, Check If You Were Impacted (Non-Yahoo Accounts Apply)
Study Claims Old People Select Stronger Passwords Than Teens

Spam Surge For Some Suggests Something Odd May Be Happening To Yahoo! Mail

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Earlier this month Yahoo! became officially DMARC compliant. That’s supposed to mean your Yahoo! email inbox should be heavily armoured against phishing attacks and spam. The Domain-Based Message Authentication consortium is a group of Silicon Valley companies like Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and PayPal who all pledge to use tools to...
Spam Surge For Some Suggests Something Odd May Be Happening To Yahoo! Mail

Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

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Yahoo Mail users have been seeing their accounts broken into for months. While Yahoo says it has plugged at least two separate security holes leading to accounts getting hijacked, it appears the problem persists. While it’s unclear how long these attacks have been going on for, we first reported Yahoo...
Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

Email attack exploits vulnerability in Yahoo site to hijack accounts

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Hackers behind a recently detected email attack campaign are exploiting a vulnerability in a Yahoo website to hijack the email accounts of Yahoo users and use them for spam, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Bitdefender. The attack begins with users receiving a spam email with their name...
Email attack exploits vulnerability in Yahoo site to hijack accounts

Here Are The 10 Most Popular Yahoo Passwords, According To A Leaked List From Hackers (YHOO)

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Adam Caudill, a software developer who was one of the first to notice that a Yahoo server had gotten hacked, ran an analysis on the more than 400,000 exposed passwords. Here are the top 10: 123456 password welcome ninja abc123 123456789 12345678 sunshine princess qwerty Some of those appear on...
Here Are The 10 Most Popular Yahoo Passwords, According To A Leaked List From Hackers (YHOO)

Attackers can abuse Yahoo developer feature to steal user emails, other data

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Attackers can read emails, contacts and other private data from the accounts of Yahoo users who visit a malicious page by abusing a feature present on Yahoo's Developer Network website, says an independent security researcher....
Attackers can abuse Yahoo developer feature to steal user emails, other data

Booting Up: Tumblr Users Are Freaking Out So Hard Right Now, You Guys

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She’s laughing at you, fandom. LAUGHING AT YOU. “The inevitable next step is for Kim Kardashian to sit on the board of a tech start-up, host a global-poverty-awareness event and write a book on behavioral neuroscience.” [New York Times] The tax man’s hanging round Apple’s door, and now Tim Cook...
Booting Up: Tumblr Users Are Freaking Out So Hard Right Now, You Guys
Largest-ever password study: We are all idiots

Technical Glitch Hits Yahoo Mail

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Many Yahoo users complained on Thursday about a glitch on the Yahoo Mail site that prevented them from logging in. Visitors to the site were told that its security certificate, which guarantees its authenticity, was no longer valid....
Technical Glitch Hits Yahoo Mail

Are Other Yahoo Mail Users As Upset About Marissa Mayer's New Yahoo Mail As The Guy Who Sent Us This Email? (YHOO)

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Last week we wrote the British Internet-service provider BT was switching its 6 million customers off Yahoo Mail. We noted that Yahoo Mail was the first product to be upgraded under new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and that she pushed her troops to get Yahoo Mail extremely fast. We wondered...
Are Other Yahoo Mail Users As Upset About Marissa Mayer's New Yahoo Mail As The Guy Who Sent Us This Email? (YHOO)

Welcome To The New And Improved Yahoo Mail. And It's Crashing.

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Yahoo Mail users were surprised today by an upgrade that never went through, blocking them from accessing their inbox. Hundreds of users have taken to Yahoo Answers to try to figure out what’s happening. Yahoo user “Brad” started a popular thread, “I got a message that Yahoo Mail has been...
Welcome To The New And Improved Yahoo Mail. And It's Crashing.

Yahoo Mail users hit by widespread hacking, XSS exploit seemingly to blame

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Late last night reports started coming in suggesting that Yahoo Mail users have had their accounts hacked. While “hacked” is a very broad term nowadays, it does appear that Yahoo email accounts are being compromised after users click on a malicious link they receive in their inboxes. The attack seems...
Yahoo Mail users hit by widespread hacking, XSS exploit seemingly to blame

Yahoo Pulse Beats Google Buzz With Facebook and Privacy

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A new service called Yahoo Pulse will one-up Google Buzz by offering privacy tools and integration with Facebook news feeds on the Yahoo home page, The Wall Street Journal reports.The Pulse site will behave a bit like Threadsy or the desktop app TweetDeck, aggregating real-time updates from your Facebook...
Yahoo Pulse Beats Google Buzz With Facebook and Privacy
Marissa Mayer Just Gave Every Yahoo Employee An iPhone 5 (YHOO, AAPL, GOOG, RIMM)
Marissa Mayer's Plan To Save Yahoo Suddenly Looks Much Different Than Anyone Predicted (YHOO)

Searching for Relevance: Yahoo Aiming to Be the "Google of Content"

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Earlier today in Germany, new Yahoo CEO Henrique De Castro pretty much told a crowd at the DLD conference in Munich that the portal — which he is now responsible for running — needs a drastic overhaul. “The desktop portal needs to transform itself,” said De Castro. “The personalization...
Searching for Relevance: Yahoo Aiming to Be the "Google of Content"

Another Round Of Layoffs At Yahoo, Search Team Gets Hit

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Yahoo has laid off part of its search team as part of a new restructuring move, we’ve learned. Yahoo declined to comment on the number of people who were affected, but did confirm that there were layoffs in its Search group and gave us the following statement: “Yahoo! remains focused...
Another Round Of Layoffs At Yahoo, Search Team Gets Hit

Yahoo Sings Along With Spotify – And May Profit, Too

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Earlier this year Spotify rolled out a plan to get its “play” button on a host of Web sites, which let the streaming music service broaden its reach beyond Facebook. Now it’s making the same move, but with one very, very big Web site: Spotify has a distribution deal with...
Yahoo Sings Along With Spotify – And May Profit, Too
Yahoo acquires to-do app Astrid, to continue service 'as is' for 90 days
Think you’re unique? Let Yahoo’s data trove be the judge

Yahoo's 450,000-Account Security Breach: Whose Fault Was It?

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A self-aggrandized breach of nearly 450,000 Yahoo Voices account passwords Wednesday has troubling implications for data security practices during corporate acquisitions of Web services providers. The Yahoo Voices service includes content from the company's 2011 purchase of Associated Content. The password breach was posted on a public website by a...
Yahoo's 450,000-Account Security Breach: Whose Fault Was It?
Yahoo Visualizes Its Content CORE

Can Marissa Mayer make Microsoft's Yahoo deal work?

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Yahoo posted so-so quarterly results this afternoon, with revenue flat at $1.08 billion after adjusting for the cost of acquiring traffic. One reason for the underwhelming performance: Microsoft’s alliance with Yahoo still isn’t living up to either company’s expectations. Can a former Google executive fix it? Newly appointed Yahoo CEO...
Can Marissa Mayer make Microsoft's Yahoo deal work?

AOL, Yahoo Mail Users Are Energy Hogs

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In an exceedingly odd metric, a new survey reveals that Yahoo Mail users consume far more power in their residences than do Gmail users. But AOL users appear to be the worst energy hogs of all. The reasons why might surprise you. According to an initial survey of 2.8...
AOL, Yahoo Mail Users Are Energy Hogs
Spotify and Yahoo announce distribution deal, Play widget coming to Yahoo's Media Network

Yahoo Mail upgrade crashes, burns

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In other e-mail news today, Yahoo Mail launched an upgrade that would make it “faster and easier” to use. Instead, when Yahoo Mail users tried to log into their accounts, they got stuck in a vortex of a unresponsive terms and conditions page or a failed message. As TechCrunch reported,...
Yahoo Mail upgrade crashes, burns

Yahoo CEO okays iPhone 5 or alternative as employee perk

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According to emails collected by Business Insider, CEO Marissa Mayer has offered every Yahoo employee a new Apple, Samsung, Nokia, or HTC smartphone. The plan, called "Yahoo! Smart Phones, Smart Fun" is intended to provide employees with the same class of device that Yahoo users are using.......
Yahoo CEO okays iPhone 5 or alternative as employee perk

Yahoo And Spotify Hook Up So You Can Listen To Music While Surfing Yahoo (YHOO)

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Spotify and Yahoo are joining forces to try and spread some musical love. Spotify will become a streaming service on Yahoo at first just on the Yahoo's music site but eventually across all of Yahoo! Meanwhile Yahoo will build an app for Spotify integration on Yahoo! entertainment sites will feature...
Yahoo And Spotify Hook Up So You Can Listen To Music While Surfing Yahoo (YHOO)

Yahoo app search gives you iPhone and Android results

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Things haven't been going particularly well for Yahoo: the company's co-founder has just left, and now more Americans go to Bing to search than Yahoo (its search is powered by Bing, to boot). Yahoo hasn't given up looking for ways to bring in more traffic, though; its latest gambit...
Yahoo app search gives you iPhone and Android results
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?