Yahoo Says It Will Warn Users Of ‘State-Sponsored’ Attacks |

Internet companies that store a large amount of potentially-sensitive private information about their users, are getting increasingly cautious about the possibility of what they consider to be highly sophisticated hacking attempts that could only have come by with direct involvement of nation states. While internet biggies are being increasingly proactive in taking steps to prevent such breaches, some hacking attempts may occasionally be slipping through the net every once in a while. In such cases, companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter and now Yahoo, say that they’re informing their users about the suspected intrusion(s), and informing them of ways to protect themselves online.

Source: Yahoo Says It Will Warn Users Of ‘State-Sponsored’ Attacks |