How do I safeguard my password?

How do I safeguard my password?

Choosing a strong password is just one part of protecting your Yahoo! account. You should also follow these tips to keep it safe:Your Yahoo! ID and password are confidential information. A Yahoo! employee will …

What is a sign-in seal?

What is a sign-in seal?

A sign-in seal is a secret message or image that you create to help protect your Yahoo! account from…

How can I recognize a phishing email?

How can I recognize a phishing email?

If you receive an email from a web site or company urging you to provide confidential information, s…

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  • A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin
    All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed … Reuters - 5 hours ago

    By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved … More »All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed …

    A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin

    By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. Somali pirates help choose their targets by viewing navigational data online, prompting ships to either turn off their navigational devices, …

  • Rousseff speaks during an inauguration ceremony for new ministers at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia
    Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill … Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 8:47 PM EDT

    By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects … More »Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill …

    Rousseff speaks during an inauguration ceremony for new ministers at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia

    By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations. President Dilma Rousseff, who was the target of U.S. espionage according to …

  • NSA data gathering facility in Bluffdale, south of Salt Lake City, Utah
    Brazil conference will plot Internet's … Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 5:20 PM EDT

    By Esteban Israel and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations … More »Brazil conference will plot Internet's …

    NSA data gathering facility in Bluffdale, south of Salt Lake City, Utah

    By Esteban Israel and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations might be much less anti-American than first thought after Washington said it was willing to loosen its control over the Web. Bowing to the demands of Brazil …

  • Insight: At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' … Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 12:55 AM EDT
    Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo

    (This story changes Mandalah description in the 30th paragraph, company name in the 31st paragraph) By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to …

  • At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' … Reuters - Mon, Apr 21, 2014 5:04 AM EDT
    Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo

    By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to the comedy science fiction novel "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy". During an online chat, Karpeles …

  • Turkey says Twitter agrees to close … Reuters - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 5:51 AM EDT
    Photo illustration of Twitter logo on an iPad display next to a Turkish flag

    By Orhan Coskun ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twitter will close some accounts in Turkey but will not for now set up an office there as the government wants, a senior Turkish official said late on Monday after talks over a dispute which saw the government ban the site for two weeks. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government blocked …

 

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    Follow these tips for a safe and secure online experience on Yahoo! and around the Internet.Staying safe on Yahoo!Keeping yourself safe onlineKeep your computer secureStaying … More »Top Security Tips

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  • Using Public Networks Yahoo! Security Center - Wed, Nov 3, 2010 8:00 PM EDT

    It’s incredibly convenient to be able to use the Internet when you’re out and about, but there are some precautions you should take any time you use a network that can … More »Using Public Networks

    It’s incredibly convenient to be able to use the Internet when you’re out and about, but there are some precautions you should take any time you use a network that can be used by people you don't know and trust. This includes not only wireless networks, but also public wired networks (like the ones in hotels, for instance). …