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Yahoo still doesn't know what happened
« on: November 09, 2017, 07:57:23 AM »
Hope you are ready for a good laugh on a Thursday. 

Yahoo after 4 years still doesn't know how they got hacked.

Of course you might remember Yahoo from the whole "we had 3 billion user accounts that were hacked" stories of the last couple years, well apparently they are about as good as investigating as they are at securing data. 

Friendly reminder: be careful with who you give your sensitive data to!

TechCrunch has the story.

   On Wednesday, in a security hearing that called both Equifax and Yahoo’s past and present executives to Washington, D.C., we’re learning a bit more about what Yahoo didn’t know about the biggest hack in history.   When pressed about how Yahoo failed to recognize that 3 billion accounts — and not 500 million as first reported — were compromised in what was later revealed to be a state-sponsored attack by Russia, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer admitted that the specifics of the attack still remain unknown.   “To this day we have not been able to identify the intrusion that led to this theft,” Mayer told the Senate Commerce Committee. “We don’t exactly understand how the act was perpetrated. That certainly led to some of the areas where we had gaps of information.”

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