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Yahoo execs knew of hack

Mar 02, 2017 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Yahoo's senior executives and legal team were aware of a security breach in 2014 but failed to investigate further, resulting in the company's disclosure two years later that data from at least 500 million accounts had been stolen, according to the annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

An independent board committee that examined the security breach placed the blame on the company's legal team, saying that it "had sufficient information to warrant s...