On Wall Street, technology stocks rose 0.5% in the S&P 500, led by gains in shares of Yahoo!
Yahoo’s security gaffe leads Privacy Commissioner to tell businesses not to wait for disclosure law change
It was of course appalling that hackers were able to break into Yahoo’s servers in 2014 and steal personal information from 500 million of its users – including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords and, in some cases, unencrypted security questions and answers (which can be used to change a password without knowing it).
John Edwards on a two-tiered disclosure regime that will soon be a legal requirement. Plus: lessons from the latest Yahoo/Xtra Mail hack.