While you were sleeping: UPDATED Nasdaq climbs to fresh high as Dow stalls

Wed 17 May

On Wall Street, technology stocks rose 0.5% in the S&P 500, led by gains in shares of Yahoo!

New name, new logo

Adding insult to injury, Yahoo has a stupid name change

Tue 4 Apr 3

Is it the stupid corporate name change ever? The competition is intense.

Spark MD Simon Moutter (Chris Keall)

Yahoo boss’ $US23m payout makes Spark MD cringe

Wed 15 Mar 13

And former Spark exec Chris Quin calls the US company "dishonest."

Smile and wave: Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer
ACT NOW: Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says a two-tier data breach disclosure regime is coming next year but organisations should change their systems now

Yahoo’s security gaffe leads Privacy Commissioner to tell businesses not to wait for disclosure law change

Fri 30 Sep

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).

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards: two-tier mandatory data breach disclosure system on the way with Privacy Act update

Don't wait for mandatory data breach disclosure law: Privacy Commissioner

Fri 30 Sep

John Edwards on a two-tiered disclosure regime that will soon be a legal requirement. Plus: lessons from the latest Yahoo/Xtra Mail hack.


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