Nicole Perlroth and Vindu Goel, reporting for the NYT:
[Alex Stamos, Yahoo’s former chief information security officer],
also dispatched “red teams” of employees to break into Yahoo’s
systems and report back what they found. At competitors like Apple
and Google, the Yahoo Paranoids developed a reputation for their
passion and contributions to collaborative security projects, like
Threat Exchange, a platform created by Yahoo, Dropbox, Facebook,
Pinterest and others to share information on cyberthreats.
Nicole Perlroth and Mike Isaac, reporting for the NYT: “Samsung Pay was not impacted and at no point was any personal payment information at risk,” Darlene Cedres, Samsung’s chief privacy officer, said in a statement. “This was an i...
Yahoo will be rolling out end-to-end encryption capabilities for all Yahoo Mail users in 2015, the company's chief information security officer, Alex Stamos, announced during a talk at the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas Thurs...
Yahoo said that hackers who accessed three of its servers did not use the bash “Shellshock” bug to gain access, rescinding the company’s earlier statement. Yahoo’s Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos summarized the situat...