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Cybersecurity
Yahoo proposes US$117.5m breach settlement - but will it be enough?
Judge Lucy Koh must decide if Yahoo's previous dodgy settlement tactics are forgiven in this latest proposal.
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Data
Photo gallery: The world's most extreme data centers
Negative 40 degrees, this facility is in an environment so cold they have to heat the air used to cool the data center.
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Cloud
Gartner names top 10 APAC digital disruptors now threatening global enterprises
Gartner warns that if CIOs ignore these digital giants in Asia Pacific – they do so at their own risk.
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Cybersecurity
Yahoo's colossal security breach - experts give their opinions
Yahoo's latest news of a breach of 3m accounts is certainly nothing to cheer about, but experts from the industry give their insights on the matter.
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Yahoo's 2013 data breach hit all three billion user accounts
Yahoo’s entire user base of more than three billion people were affected by Yahoo’s colossal data hack in 2013, despite initial reports.
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US judge squashes Yahoo's attempt to stop data breach lawsuits
Both Yahoo and victims of its multiple data breaches have been granted – and denied – the ability to dismiss lawsuits after its massive data breaches.
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Spark’s Xtra email completes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider
Spark and SMX now have over 800,000 Xtra email accounts up and running on the new email platform.
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Weekly Asia security roundup: China’s cybersecurity law, hackers speak out, the MINDEF breach, and Yahoo’s CEO
A new survey by Consilio found that legal technology professions remain ignorant of China’s new cybersecurity law.
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Weekly AU security roundup: Hackers speak out, CyberArk, unpatched software and Yahoo’s CEO
Nuix got the inside word from cyber hackers themselves about what they do, and why they do it. 50% of hackers change their attack methods for every target.   
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Cloud
Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus and gives it to employees in wake of data breach fallout
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is foregoing her annual bonus and giving it back to employees after the giant data breach that hit the company in 2014.
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Yahoo
WTF: Yahoo's new name is weird
Yahoo has a new name and five directors will step down following Verizon's impending purchase.
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Cybersecurity
SecurityBrief New Zealand looks back at 2016: Malware and botnets and breaches, oh my!
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Kiwi cybersecurity in 2016.
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Yahoo
Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know
"No one should have faith in Yahoo at this point and might very well affect the $4.8 billion Verizon deal.”
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Yahoo! Japan bumps up data center capacity through Infinera solutions
Yahoo! Japan's Osaka data centers are now being interconnected by Infinera's Cloud Xpress, bringing hyper-scale density and operational simplicity.
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Phishing
'Tens of thousands' of contact info released as NZNO falls to Yahoo phishing scam
“We have apologised to our members and have started an investigation into how this happened and are working to prevent this from happening again."
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Gartner
Yahoo breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now?
Identity proofing is clearly a top global fraud issue. What can organisations who need to prove electronic identities do to overcome this issue?
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Cloud
Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in
Gemalto called 2014 'the year of mega breaches'. Digital Shadows comments on breach severity factors. TeleSign recommends two-factor authentication.
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Yahoo's data hack nightmare continues
The fact that Yahoo may have known about the breach for a number of months before alerting the public shows why we need mandatory breach notification.
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Spark says 130,000 Xtra customers affected by Yahoo data breach
Spark warns that130,000 customers have potentially been put at risk by the massive Yahoo data breach - around 15% of all Xtra customers.
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Cybersecurity
Yahoo works to clean up its titanic data breach mess
“An increasingly connected world has come with increasingly sophisticated threats. Industry, government and users are constantly in the crosshairs of
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Yahoo-Verizon merger to shake up digital communication space
$4.83 billion is on the table for Verizon's planned acquisition of Yahoo and its 1 billion monthly customers.
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Cloud
So long Flickr and thanks for all the fish!
A corporate group-think can lead to some pretty silly decisions. This time it appears that struggling Internet player, Yahoo, has got it all wrong.
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Apps
Yahoo debuts Livetext app in New Zealand
Yahoo has entered the communication app space with Yahoo Livetext, a free one-to-one live video texting app for iPhone and Android.
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New Zealand
Yahoo TV launches in NZ
"This is just the beginning in an exciting journey to make Yahoo TV the go-to destination for great TV shows and exclusive content."