Today, we will take a look inside YAHOO’s record breaking 500 million user hack! YAHOO has so far not provided a clear, detailed timeline about when it was made aware of the breach but reported it 2 years later is very sketchy. How did this occur? Why was the YAHOO IT team unaware until now? We will attempt to solve the yahoo riddle in this episode of George Orwell 2084.
David Boron is the CEO and Founder of PrivacyAbroad, GmbH located in Zug, Switzerland. He founded PrivacyAbroad in 2013 as an answer to the digital threats every home, business and enterprise faces today. He is passionate to make consumers aware of these digital threats and how to protect themselves, their families and businesses so they can focus on the things that matter most.
Increasing infringements on our online privacy is rising due in part to 3 main threats:
- “Free” Email providers who scan, analyze and categorize your personal information selling it to advertisers.
- NSA’s unwarranted, unlawful and unconstitutional access to private information on law-abiding citizens.
- Cybercrimes such as malware, key logging viruses, phishing emails and ransomware.