Yahoo’s recent data breach could threaten their $4.8 billion sale to Verizon

Pen Lani Leuthvilay, HYPR

Clock 0 Min. Read | December 16, 2016

The recent cybersecurity breach at Yahoo, which hacked in billions of accounts, continues to make news across the country.

HYPR’s CEO, George Avetisov, spoke to Mercury News about the recent hacks and how they could be affecting more than just your Yahoo account.

“People often use the same password across many sites, and security questions are often similar from business to business and website to website so there’s a good chance a user has provided the same answers on multiple sites.”, says Avetisov.

Read more here.

Lani Leuthvilay

HYPR

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