Security Industry Reactions to the Yahoo! Breach

THE CYBER WIRE | September 28. 2016

Last week’s disclosure by Yahoo! that somewhat more than 500 million customers’ credentials had been compromised in a breach dating back to 2014 has prompted widespread reaction from industry experts. The incident has implications for Yahoo!’s consumer trust; it also is seen as likely to affect, adversely, the soft landing the company anticipated in Verizon’s proposed acquisition of Yahoo!’s core assets.