Yahoo! to step up encryption on mail services

Tuesday 19 November 2013 | 10:30 CET | News
Yahoo! has announced plans to increase encryption of its e-mail services. This follows allegations that the company may have provided access to the US National Security Agency to its data centres. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reiterated in a statement that "Yahoo has never given access to our data centers to the NSA or to any other government agency. Ever." In an attempt to calm customer concerns, the company pledged to introduce https (SSL - Secure Sockets Layer) encryption with a 2048-bit key across its network by 08 January 2014. The enhanced encryption will be expanded to other products later,

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