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Yahoo is deleting all content ever posted to Yahoo Groups

Enlarge / The Yahoo Groups home page. Yahoo Groups is shutting down after more than 18 years, and the Verizon-owned company is deleting all content from the site in mid-December. “Yahoo has made the decision to no longer allow users to upload content to the Yahoo Groups site,” the company said in a notice to …

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Former Yahoo engineer admits using his access to steal users’ sexual images

Enlarge / A sign outside a Yahoo corporate building in Los Angeles. A former Yahoo software engineer has pleaded guilty to hacking into thousands of users’ accounts in search of sexually explicit images and videos and other types of private data. Reyes Daniel Ruiz on Monday admitted to using his access as a Yahoo engineer …

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Lusty Yahoo Engineer Hacked 6000 Accounts To Find ‘Sexual Content’

Many people resort to pornography websites to satisfy their bodily needs. On the contrary, an ex-Yahoo engineer went miles ahead and hacked into real people’s accounts instead. Reyes Daniel Ruiz compromised 6,000 accounts of Yahoo users in order to find sexual videos and images. Yesterday, he pleaded guilty in federal court in San Jose for …

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Another Free Payday: Yahoo Puts Up $117.5M to Settle 2012-2016 Data Breaches

If you owned a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016, another payday is headed your way, thanks to the data breach that took place between those years. To settle the matter, beyond enhancing their security systems, Yahoo is offering up $117.5 million to those affected. However, Yahoo would likely much rather you opt for the …

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Google and Amazon Smart Speakers Use “Surveillance” — Betaworks CEO

In an interview with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, top tech investor and Betaworks CEO, John Borthwick said that the information gathering by smart devices from the likes of Google and Amazon is “surveillance.” “From a consumer standpoint, user standpoint, is that these– these [smart] devices are being used for what’s– it’s hard to call …

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Five easy SEO strategies: Increase search engine rankings and gain qualified customers

Understanding how search engines rank websites and applying simple nontechnical SEO strategies will lead to increased traffic from qualified customers. Search engine optimization (SEO) is a technique used to assure that customers searching for a product or service can easily find a company’s website on search engines such as Google. Just as a physical location is …

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