Wednesday, October 19, 2016
A story has broken today that in 2015 Yahoo engineers were ordered to create a software application that could scan users of the company's free web based email service for an "unspecified string of characters".
When the company's security team discovered it, they thought the company had been hacked. The directive to perform this scanning came from either the NSA or the FBI.
Posted by John Flucke at 06:00