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Yahoo fined £250,000 for hack that impacted 515,000 UK accounts

7 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

ICO says firm ‘failed to prevent' 2014 Russia-sponsored hack after 500m accounts compromised Yahoo has been fined £250,000 over a hack from 2014 that affected more than 515,000 UK email accounts co-branded with Sky, the Information Commissioner's Office has announced. The personal data of 500m user accounts worldwide was compromised during a state-sponsored cyber attack in 2014, which was only revealed in 2016. The stolen data included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, passwords and encrypted security questions and answers, the ICO said on Tuesday.
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UK privacy watchdog slaps Yahoo with another fine over 2014 hack

7 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Yahoo still isn't done facing the consequences for its handling of a massive 2014 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped Yahoo UK Services Ltd with a £250,000 fine under the country's Data Protecti...
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Yahoo fined £250,000 over cyber-attack

7 monthes ago   |   By BBC

The fine relates to a data breach in 2014 which affected more than 500,000 Yahoo customers.
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