Yahoo’s latest SEC filing includes confirmation that it knew attackers were on its network in 2014 and stole information on 500 million accounts.
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Congressional Leaders Demand Answers on Yahoo Breach
A number of Democratic Congressional leaders wrote Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer a letter seeking answers about the breach of 500 million customer records.
Facebook, Researcher Spar Over Instagram Vulnerabilities
Facebook is at odds with a security researcher over a number of Instagram vulnerabilities that allowed the researcher to access SSL and other private keys, as well as user and employee data.
Yahoo Hires Bob Lord as its CISO
Yahoo has hired former Twitter and Rapid7 security executive Bob Lord as its new CISO, taking over for Alex Stamos, who this summer left Yahoo for Facebook.
Facebook Notifying Users of Targeted, Nation-State Attacks
Facebook will inform users when it believes their account has been targeted by an attacker or compromised by a nation-state campaign.
Facebook Hires Ex-Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos
Facebook has hired away the top security executive at Yahoo, Alex Stamos, to become the company’s new CSO. Stamos said Wednesday that he is joining Facebook because he believes the company is in the best position to address some of the large security challenges facing users and companies right now. “There is no company in […]
Yahoo Previews End-To-End Email Encryption Plug-In
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos said a preview of the company’s end to end encryption plugin has been released to GitHub for review.
Google Releases End-To-End Chrome Extension to Open Source
Google announced that it was making the source code for its End-to-End Chrome Extension available for review on GitHub. End-to-End encrypts and signs Gmail messages.
Yahoo Plans to Disclose All New Bugs It Finds Within 90 Days
Yahoo officials say that the company will disclose any new vulnerabilities that the company’s security team finds within 90 days of discovery. The new policy is the same one used by Google’s Project Zero, a team of researchers that looks for vulnerabilities in a variety of commonly used software packages and platforms. That team has […]