Yahoo admitted that hackers were able to gain access to user’s private data. (File)
If live in the US or in Israel, had a account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from on the claim over , could be eligible for $358 or more.
had in 2017 announced that all its users “nearly 3 billion in 2013” were impacted by a massive .
Now Oath “a subsidiary Verizon”, said it is providing notice to additional user accounts affected by an August 2013 theft previously disclosed by the company on December 14, 2016.
Hackers were able to gain access to email addresses, telephone numbers, birth dates, passwords and answers to security questions.
then began sending email notifications to the additional affected user accounts.
“ announced that if had an account any time between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2016, and are a resident the US or Israel, are the class and can file a claim for the $117,500,000 fund,” reports CNET.
said the payment could range from less than $100 to $358.80, depending on funds available after other benefit payouts.
was acquired by Verizon for $4.48 billion.
“A qualifying account (for money) includes ones with Fantasy Sports, Finance, Tumblr and Flickr,” the report said.
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