Another Yahoo Security Breach Affects a Billion Accounts

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After announcing in September that 500 million accounts had been compromised in a 2014 security breach, the company announces today that an additional billion accounts have been hacked in a separate incident.

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FU Yahoo!

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It appears as if Yahoo has become the pet rodent of the U.S. spooks. To paraphrase: A rat by any other name…

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If I were Verizon, I’d be going over my agreement […]

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Krebs Goes Down, Opera Gets a VPN & More…

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Also included: Yahoo’s big hack, Garrett on Lenovo, new Audacious and GNOME, and Ubuntu get’s ready for Yakkety Yak.

FOSS Week in Review

I spent time this week terminating a Yahoo account I’ve […]

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Firefox to Default to Yahoo’s Microsoft Search

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There have been rumblings for some time now about Google’s search contract with Mozilla coming to an end this year. For ten years, the search giant has been the default go-to when it comes to […]

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NSA/PRISM Mess–Yahoo Wins & Microsoft Loses

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I’m beginning to rethink Yahoo, just as I reappraised my feelings on the old Novel after they went to bat against SCO for the benefit of IBM and Linux.

On Monday, the Sunnyvale, California company […]

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