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“Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence – sources”

“Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. The company complied with a classified U.S. … Continue reading

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“Yahoo hack hit 500 [Million] users, likely ‘state sponsored'”

“Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may have been “state sponsored… Yahoo said the stolen information may have included names, email address, birth dates, … Continue reading

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“U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data”

“The documents, roughly 1,500 pages worth, outline a secret and ultimately unsuccessful legal battle by Yahoo to resist the government’s demands. The company’s loss required Yahoo to become one of the first to begin providing information to PRISM, a program … Continue reading

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“NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say”

“The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, according to documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and interviews with knowledgeable officials.” http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-infiltrates-links-to-yahoo-google-data-centers-worldwide-snowden-documents-say/2013/10/30/e51d661e-4166-11e3-8b74-d89d714ca4dd_story.html?wpisrc=al_comboPN_p

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