Yahoo Tells SEC Executives Failed to Act on Breach

Yahoo’s quarterly SEC filings have been the only window into the massive data breaches that have exposed more than 1.5 billion records in the past four years. This week, Yahoo’s Q4 2016 filing was made public, and the view got uglier. The company admitted to the SEC and its investors that its security team was aware of the account compromises and the use of forged Yahoo cookies by an alleged…

March 2, 2017