Yahoo Refreshes Security Six Months After Palin Hack (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

More than six months after a hacker gained access to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s Yahoo e-mail address, Yahoo on Tuesday announced that it will require users to update their account recovery information in the name of security.

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Google making SSL changes, other sites quiet (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

A security researcher has been in discussions with Google on an exploit he plans to release that would allow a hacker to easily intercept someone’s communications with supposedly secure Web sites over an unsecured Wi-Fi network, but other sites, like Facebook, Yahoo Mail, and Hotmail, remain vulnerable.

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