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Judge rules that Yahoo Mail data breach victims can sue Yahoo

9 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

You just have to think of Yahoo when talking about security data breaches, and that's because Verizon's newest subsidiary was the victim of repeated hacks from 2013 to 2016 that exposed the personal data of all its users to attackers.
If you're one of the US-based victims of these breaches and are seeking some sort of retribution/compensation, you can take your chance against the company knowing that your case will go forward. Judge Judy Koh just ruled that victims can sue Yahoo following the hacks, dismissing Verizon's request to dismiss these suits.
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Judge Lucy Koh Subjects Yahoo To Full Brunt Of Lawsuits

Judge Lucy Koh Subjects Yahoo To Full Brunt Of Lawsuits

9 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Verizon subsidiary Yahoo will have to face all of the lawsuits against it as a result of its handling of recently revealed data breaches, according to District Judge Lucy Koh , who denied a motion by Verizon that would have seen a large number of the claims against Yahoo, such as breach of contract and negligence, dropped outright. The most recent revelation brought to light that all 3 billion Yahoo users were affected by one of the breaches that took place in 2013. This prompted many of the plaintiffs of suits against Yahoo to amend their claims, a move that Koh backed, saying that it...
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Yahoo users can sue over data breaches, judge rules

9 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

Verizon, which now owns the web giant, sought to dismiss the case.
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Yahoo loses its bid to reject data breach lawsuit

9 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Yahoo (and by extension, its parent/Engadget owner Verizon) now has no choice but to face the majority of claims in a US lawsuit over the internet giant's multiple data breaches. California Judge Lucy Koh has denied Ve...
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