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Yahoo fined GBP 250,000 by UK data regulator

Wednesday 13 June 2018 | 10:20 CET | News
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Yahoo! UK Services GBP 250,000 for systematic failures following a 2014 cyber attack, which was not publicly disclosed until September 2016. 

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Companies: Yahoo / Yahoo!
Countries: United Kingdom
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