back to article Yahoo!’s security shambles

Yahoo! insiders have told the New York Times that the web biz systematically refused money and fixes for its internal security team for fear of scaring off users. The troubled California giant, which last week confessed that hackers had stolen the credentials for at least 500 million of its customer email accounts, routinely …

  1. Mark 85 Silver badge

    Just another reason Yahoo! became irrelevant. The entire C-Suite ought to do some serious porridge time for all the aggravation they've caused users with the hacks and all the ineptness they shown in everything else they've done.

    1. Ole Juul

      some serious porridge time?

      You mean send them to Scotland?

  2. Dan 55 Silver badge

    Yet their reputation for account takeover and spamming contact lists hurt them more. Not too clever.

  3. fidodogbreath Silver badge


    That's the question the young 'uns are asking.

  4. energystar

    Harvesters being harvested...About irony.

    " just that time hackers were harvesting huge amounts of Yahoo! customer database records. Yahoo!..."

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