Mar 9, 2018

Yahoo offers $80m to settle data breaches lawsuit

If approved, it will create a strong precedent to claim damages from breached companies, says High-Tech Bridge.

Feb 9, 2018

SA's cyber threats to grow in 2018

Last year's four main cyber crime trends all centred on data security and are expected to continue into 2018, say experts.

Jan 23, 2018

What lessons on cyber security can we take into 2018?

If 2017 is remembered for anything in the cyber sphere, it is remembered as the year of malware, says Trend Micro.

Nov 15, 2017

Firefox opts for Google as default search in US

Alphabet's Google reclaims its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla's Firefox Internet browser in the US.

Nov 9, 2017

Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches

Marissa Mayer apologises for two massive data breaches at the Internet company, blaming Russian agents for one of them.

Oct 4, 2017

All 3bn Yahoo accounts hacked in 2013 breach

Yahoo discloses that all of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data beach, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history.

Sep 1, 2017

Yahoo must face litigation by data breach victims

A US judge rules Yahoo must face litigation brought on behalf of over a billion users whose personal info was compromised in data breaches.

Jun 9, 2017

Yahoo shareholders approve sale to Verizon

Shareholders yesterday approved Yahoo's pending sale of its core Internet business to Verizon Communications for $4.48?billion.


German cyber agency chides Yahoo

The agency reacted to Yahoo's alleged lack of co-operation with investigations into its 2013 to 2016 e-mail hacks.

May 9, 2017

Verizon feels no pressure for big deal

Verizon Communications does not see an urgent need to undertake a big strategic merger or acquisition, says CEO Lowell McAdam.

Apr 21, 2017

Verizon profit, revenue miss Wall Street view

The multinational telecoms conglomerate reports its first quarterly loss of subscribers, even as it offered an unlimited data plan.

Apr 19, 2017

Yahoo's first-quarter revenue jumps 22%

The Internet firm reports an increase in quarterly revenue, pushed by revenue from its mobile, video and social advertising units.

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