Cyber Security Roundup for April 2019

Cyber Security Roundup for April 2019

The UK government controversially gave a green light to Huawei get involved with the building of the UK's 5G networks, although the Chinese tech giant role will be limited to non-sensitive areas ...

Yahoo and Verizon Sweeten Their Settlement Offer by $30 Million + Staffing/Budget Commitments

In 2013, 2014 and 2016, Yahoo suffered a series of data breaches. Yahoo reports that the largest one, in August 2013, affected all three billion user accounts then in existence worldwide. The ...
Cyber Security Roundup for January 2019

Cyber Security Roundup for January 2019

The first month of 2019 was a relatively slow month for cyber security in comparison with the steady stream of cyber attacks and breaches throughout 2018. On Saturday 26th January, car services ...
Judge Denies Approval of $50M Settlement to Yahoo Data Breach Lawsuit

Judge Denies Approval of $50M Settlement to Yahoo Data Breach Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied the approval of a proposed $50 million settlement to a class action lawsuit over a data breach at Yahoo. On 28 January, Judge Lucy Koh rejected the ...
Yahoo agrees to pay $50 million to customers affected by biggest security breach in history

Yahoo agrees to pay $50 million to customers affected by biggest security breach in history

The now-defunct Yahoo has reached a $50 million settlement with 200 million U.S. residents whose personal data was stolen in the biggest known data breach in history. Customers will also get two ...

Cyber Security Roundup for June 2018

Dixons Carphone said hackers attempted to compromise 5.9 million payment cards and accessed 1.2 million personal data records. The company, which was heavily criticised for poor security and fined £400,000 by the ...
Yahoo gets $35 million slap on wrist for failing to disclose colossal 2014 data breach

Yahoo gets $35 million slap on wrist for failing to disclose colossal 2014 data breach

In an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Yahoo (now Altaba) has been fined $35 million for failing to report a known data breach in two straight years of SEC ...
Yahoos Data Breach Settlement

Lessons for Boards from Yahoo’s $80 Million Data Breach Settlement

What does it mean for board liability in future data breach litigation? At the time it was disclosed, the Yahoo! email breach was considered massive. The personal information of 1.5 billion users ...
Security Boulevard

Yahoo Agrees to $80 Million Settlement Over Data Breaches

Yahoo has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a federal securities class action lawsuit following the massive data breaches that compromised the personal information of three billion users. The suit was ...
All of Yahoo's 3 Billion Accounts Compromised in 2013

All of Yahoo’s 3 Billion Accounts Compromised in 2013

The massive data breach announced by Yahoo in December was believed to have affected around 1 billion accounts, but it turns out it actually affected the company’s entire user base of around ...