Yahoo repairs and explains the flaw that enabled hackers to steal nearly a half million passwords from one of its many services.
UPDATE: Yahoo confirms the data comes from Yahoo Contributor Network (previously Associated Content) but calls it "older" and much of it invalid.
Company failed to take even basic precautions to stop 450,000 usernames and passwords from being exposed.
The hackers say they were able to obtain the credentials through an SQL injection, a common attack method that gave Sony so much trouble in 2011.
UPDATE: In a statement, the companies say they have forged an advertising partnership and will expand an existing content distribution agreement.
Yahoo and Facebook have accused each other of infringing on their respective patents.
Facebook's Bret Taylor is the latest high-profile exec to jump one tech ship for a new adventure. Where have they gone, and what happened?
A recent blog posted by the Internet search leader came in response to a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece in which Nextag CEO Jeffrey Katz slammed the company and its practices.
The tech world moves so fast that you've probably forgotten about at least some of the big flops that have already happened this year. Here's a quick rundown to keep you in the loop.
With its new browser, Yahoo is trying to change not only the search game but also to reverse its image as a troubled company.