Yahoo To Lay Off 15% Of Workforce, Hints At Sale Of Assets

Yahoo said it plans to cut 15% of its workforce and hinted at selling its non-strategic assets. Another strong indication that change is afoot is the resignation of a high-profile board member — the second one in the past two months. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:The Senate Is About to Approve Commercial Sale of Self-Driving Cars […] Read more »

Yahoo Mail begins blocking users with ad block enabled

Yahoo may be hoping that access to your email is more important than freedom from advertisements. Some users of AdBlock Plus have reported that they can’t access Yahoo Mail in Chrome or Firefox on the desktop. Instead of seeing their inboxes, the get the following error message: “Uh oh… We are unable to display Yahoo […] Read more »

Yahoo Malvertising Attack Points To More Flash Problems

For nearly a week, Yahoo sustained a malvertising attack that seems to point to further security concerns with Adobe’s Flash platform. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Yahoo tackles large ‘malvertising’ campaign in its ad networkWorld Economic Forum Says Tech Firms Must Do More to Tackle ExtremismFacebook says will make ads more transparentElon Musk Reveals More Details About […] Read more »

Yahoo tackles large ‘malvertising’ campaign in its ad network

Yahoo said Monday it had removed malware from its advertising network, after malicious code there had gone undetected for at least six days. Security researchers at Malwarebytes said they discovered malicious ads planted in Yahoo’s network on Sunday and alerted Yahoo. The malware attack had been underway since last Tuesday, wrote Jerome Segura, a senior […] Read more »