Verizon acquired most of Yahoo's assets in June, the same month Mayer stepped down.
John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today convened a hearing titled, "Protecting Consumers in the Era of Major Data Breaches".
While testifying, the 42-year-old said she wants to "sincerely apologize to each and every one of our users.' She said that the company defended itself against a barrage of state-sponsored and private hacks over the years".
At least 145.5 million USA consumers were affected by a separate attack on credit reporting company Equifax, an attack that has already been scrutinized heavily by regulators. But- despite prodding from senators -Equifax CEO Paulino do Rego Barros Jr. did not agree to stop use of controversial artibration agreements, nor did he commit Equifax to doing personalized outreach, free credit monitoring, or extended benefits to veterans. Mayer said it's still unclear who is behind the 2013 hack.
Richard Smith, who was Equifax's CEO when the attack occurred earlier this year, also is set to testify.
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During the testimony, both companies talked up how they've changed since suffering their historic breaches - while senators called out their inaction.
Last month, Yahoo said the breach apparently exposed all its users at the time it occurred.
The cyber thieves - identified by Mayer as Russian intelligence officers and state-sponsored actors - did not get their hands on "passwords in clear text, payment card data, or bank account information", Yahoo said at the time. Smith said Equifax decided not to encrypt its massive database of sensitive data because it felt its firewalls and layers of security were enough.
Yahoo had bumped its estimate of affected accounts from a previous 1B to all of them (3B in total).
The hearing comes after Equifax said failure to install a security update may have led to exposure of information of more than 145 million people in the U.S. and nearly 700,000 people in the UK.
As Verizon takes over Yahoo, Zacharia promised better security for the future, though senators remained skeptical during the hearing. Sen.
While opposition parties have chose to observe Wednesday as a "black day", the BJP has dubbed it "anti-black money day". He said demonetisation had "ethical and moral" rationale behind it and therefore it was also "politically correct".
For instance, at Harbor Freight Tools, the 17-foot Type 1A Multi-Task Ladder was on sale for $115 during Black Friday 2015. Most Kmart stores will be open from 6 a.m. -10 p.m. on Thanksgiving, before reopening at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
The deal represents a 28% premium to Qualcomm's share price prior to rumors of the deal which sent the stocks higher last week. The company has gone so far with its Apple fight that it recently filed a lawsuit seeking to ban sales of the iPhone in China.
Patel's meetings in Israel were arranged by Tory peer Lord Polak, honorary president of the Conservative Friends of Israel. Mr Burt faced calls of "Where is she?" from the opposition benches when he rose to respond on Ms Patel's behalf.
Police are warning those who receive the email to avoid clicking on any links or open attachments from any trusted organisation. Police are urging the community to watch out for a scam email targeting Netflix subscribers , Queensland Police say.
When asked if 4,000 Yuan (around Rs. 39,000) would be enough to buy the new OnePlus phone, the CEO commented "Enough". OnePlus 5T is the successor of the OnePlus 5 series smartphone that is set to launch on November 16 , 2017 in India.
ESPN reported earlier Sunday that Elliott's outside attorneys have attempted to reach a settlement with the NFL. He was never charged with a crime by the Columbus, Ohio, authorities who investigated the allegations.
Additional security forces were rushed to further cordon off the areaand foil any attempts by militants to escape. Police officials confirmed to Kashmir Life that three militants and the army man were killed in the encounter.
Stick around after Smackdown for my live thoughts on the "Nature Boy" documentary on Ric Flair that will air on ESPN at 9CT/10ET. Styles will now move on to face Brock Lesnar at WWE Survivor Series in a "champion versus champion" match.
Last night, it was announced that Weinstein has received a lifetime ban from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. More than anything, I hope these revelations put to rest this idea that women should "just speak up".
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Two eight-year-old boys were critically injured and were unconscious when they were taken to The Children's Hospital at Westmead. She explainned: "There were a number of distressed and overwhelmed children and teachers at the scene of a frightful accident".