Yahoo not ready for data breach questions, cancels earnings callStaff Writer | October 14, 2016
Yahoo is not to ready face questions about whether its massive email hack could derail the company’s $4.8 billion acquisition by Verizon.
Data security Q3 earnings without explanations
The New York Post reported last week that Verizon wanted to cut $1 billion off the acquisition price due to the hack. Verizon denied the report.
In late September, a little less than two months after the deal was announced, Yahoo admitted that at least 500 million of its email accounts had been hacked in 2014. ■