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It's 3 Billion! Yes, Every Single Yahoo Account Was Hacked In 2013 Data Breach

It's 3 Billion! Yes, Every Single Yahoo Account Was Hacked In 2013 Data Breach

October 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The largest known hack of user data in the history just got tripled in size. Yahoo, the internet company that's acquired by Verizon...
Over 14 Million Verizon Customers' Data Exposed On Unprotected AWS Server

Over 14 Million Verizon Customers' Data Exposed On Unprotected AWS Server

July 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Verizon, the major telecommunications provider, has suffered a data security breach with over 14 million US customers' personal detai...
Verizon to pre-install a 'Spyware' app on its Android phones to collect user data

Verizon to pre-install a 'Spyware' app on its Android phones to collect user data

March 30, 2017Mohit Kumar
If the death of online privacy rules wasn't enough for Internet Service Providers and advertisers to celebrate, Verizon has planned t...
Goodbye! Yahoo to rename itself 'Altaba' after Verizon Deal

Goodbye! Yahoo to rename itself 'Altaba' after Verizon Deal

January 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's time to say goodbye to Yahoo! While Yahoo's core internet business was being sold to Verizon for $4.8 Billion , the remain...
Verizon wants $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Acquisition Deal after Recent Scandals

Verizon wants $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Acquisition Deal after Recent Scandals

October 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
It seems like it is not all over for Yahoo yet. Another day, another bad news for Yahoo! Verizon, which has agreed to purchase  Yahoo for ...
Verizon Set to Buy Yahoo for $5 Billion — Here's Why a Telecom is so Interested!

Verizon Set to Buy Yahoo for $5 Billion — Here's Why a Telecom is so Interested!

July 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Finally, Someone has come forward to buy Yahoo! Guess Who? The telecommunication giant Verizon . Yes, Verizon Communications Inc. is ...
WhatsApp Ranked Worst at Protecting Your Privacy and Data

WhatsApp Ranked Worst at Protecting Your Privacy and Data

June 20, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual report card of tech companies for 2015 based upon how much they keep your pe...
Verizon FiOS app vulnerability Exposes 5 MILLION Customers' Email Addresses

Verizon FiOS app vulnerability Exposes 5 MILLION Customers' Email Addresses

January 18, 2015Wang Wei
A critical vulnerability discovered in Verizon 's FiOS mobile application allowed an attacker to access the email account of any Ve...
Verizon Wireless Injects Identifiers to Track Mobile Customers’ Online Activities

Verizon Wireless Injects Identifiers to Track Mobile Customers’ Online Activities

October 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
The Nation's largest telecom operator ' Verizon Wireless ' is tracking its customers' mobile internet traffic by adding ...
Simple, but Critical vulnerability in Verizon Portal revealed users' SMS History

Simple, but Critical vulnerability in Verizon Portal revealed users' SMS History

October 21, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Security researcher discovered a critical privacy vulnerability on Verizon Wireless’s Web-based customer portal that allows anyone to dow...
FISC Court renews the Permission to collect Telephony Metadata again

FISC Court renews the Permission to collect Telephony Metadata again

October 13, 2013Wang Wei
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has once again has renewed the permission to the U.S. government for a controversial program...
Snowden : Seven Private Telecom Companies giving unlimited access to British spy agency

Snowden : Seven Private Telecom Companies giving unlimited access to British spy agency

August 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
The latest release from Edward Snowden shows that the Vodafone, BT, Verizon and some other total seven Private Telecom Companies have ...
Hackers turn Verizon signal booster into a mobile hacking machine

Hackers turn Verizon signal booster into a mobile hacking machine

July 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
A group of  hackers from security firm iSEC found a way to tap right into verizon wireless cell phones using a signal-boosting devices ...
NSA collecting phone records of millions of US citizens daily

NSA collecting phone records of millions of US citizens daily

June 05, 2013Anonymous
The National Security Agency is collecting telephone records for millions of Americans without informing the individuals involved. Th...