Tag Archives: Yahoo

Disconnect Search, Built By Ex-Google And Ex-NSA Engineers, Lets You Use Google, Bing And Yahoo Without Tracking

Started as a side project by then-Googler Brian Kennish back in 2010 to cut out ad tracking during a person’s Facebook browsing session, Disconnect has gone on to raise funding (twice), expand to work on multiple browsers and sites, and … Continue reading

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Yahoo Corporate sharpening it’s forcus with an AXE!

Yahoo announces major shut down of many of their services.

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Video: Twitter, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Yahoo open to hijacking

Twitter, Linkedin, Yahoo! and Hotmail accounts are open to hijacking thanks to a flaw that allows cookies to be stolen and reused, according to a researcher.  

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Microsoft, Facebook and Google unite to eliminate phishing via DMARC – will it work?

If the news wires are to be believed, the death of spam is imminent.  Again! (In 2004, Bill Gates famously remarked that spam would be a thing of the past by 2006.)  Now, the Big internet providers are joining forces … Continue reading

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Oh how the mighty have fallen. Yahoo, you can smell the blood in the water.

Co-Founder Jerry Yang is stepping down from the board according to the UK website theguardian.  The company is undergoing a strategic review of a new chief.

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New zero-day Yahoo Messenger exploit allows malware to spread via hijacked status updates

New zero-day Yahoo Messenger exploit allows malware to spread via hijacked status updates | Naked Security. Wow, what can you expect from a company that is nearly broke and only hanging on to existence by the skin of it’s teeth. … Continue reading

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Facebook, Google join to fight Internet piracy legislation

Facebook, Google join to fight Internet piracy legislation – Post Tech – The Washington Post. OtherSources: CNet, Reuters

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