[ad_1] Pending approval of the settlement, affected account holders may be eligible for a payout or two years of free credit monitoring. Yahoo account holders who were among the 3 billion affected in a series of data breaches between 2013 and 2016 could qualify for a cash payout or two years of free credit monitoring.
[ad_1] An adjusted settlement between Yahoo and the victims of its massive data breach is still awaiting approval. Yahoo has reached a $117.5 million settlement with victims whose personal data – email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, birthdates – was exposed in a breach of 3 billion accounts. The massive breach affected every Yahoo user account
[ad_1] A new Amnesty International report explains how cyberattackers are phishing second-factor authentication codes sent via SMS. Amnesty International this week released a report detailing how hackers can automatically bypass multifactor authentication (MFA) when the second factor is a text message, and they’re using this tactic to break into Gmail and Yahoo accounts at scale.