Yahoo!

Face Time
Face Time

When Your Arrest Photo Appears on a Mugshot Website

Lawmakers are cracking down on sites like Mugshots.com and UnpublishArrest.com. At such a mushrooming online nexus of extortion and blackmail, will the legislation make any difference?
Anjali Nayar
6.23.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Whoops! Yahoo! Says! 2013! Hack! Actually! Hit! 3 Billion! Users!

One billion, thee billion... what's the difference?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.3.17
Tedium
Tedium

Yahoo! Games' Demise Shows What the Death of Flash Could Feel Like

The parlor games hosted by Yahoo! once represented some of the internet’s best efforts at interactivity—at a time when that interactivity was new. But you can't find those games online anymore.
Ernie Smith
8.10.17
Do You Yahoo?
Do You Yahoo?

US Indicts Russian Intelligence Agents and Hackers for Yahoo Breach

The case, more than anything, shines a stark light on the already suspected links between the Russian government and criminal hackers.
Joseph Cox
3.15.17
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff

Tumblr Is the Unlikely Platform for Alt-Right Infighting

The social media platform has become a veritable smorgasbord of competing reactionary interests.
Roisin Kiberd
2.8.17
RIP
RIP

Yahoo! Is Dead, Will Now Be Called ‘Altaba'

If the Verizon deal goes through, one of Silicon Valley’s most famous brand names will soon exist only in our memories.
Sam Gustin
1.10.17
News
News

So… How Much Porn Is on Tumblr?

Thank you, data science.
Jordan Pearson
12.30.16
News
News

Yahoo: Did We Say 500 Million? Actually It Was 1 Billion Pwned

The bad news about Yahoo’s security keep on coming in 2016.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.14.16
News
News

Hacker Finds a Way to Break Into Any Yahoo Mail Inbox, Gets $10,000

A security researcher found a way to read user emails just by getting them to open a malicious message, without having to click on any link or open attachments.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.9.16
christmas
christmas

This GeoCities Advent Calendar Is a Christmas Miracle

Stop pretending your childhood was spent in snow covered log cabins with that Thomas Kinkade crap.
Zack Kotzer
12.3.16
Apple
Apple

We’re Winning The Crypto Wars

While the FBI and some governments are still fighting the Crypto Wars in courts and with laws, the spread of encryption appears unstoppable.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.8.16
police
police

Thanks To Encryption, Governments Need Companies Like Yahoo To Spy on Users

Now that more and more data is encrypted, it will be harder and harder for governments to spy—unless internet companies help them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.7.16