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Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil
Spark says it's bringing its email services 'home', as it will be dropping the Yahoo-owned Xtra email service & moving to Kiwi-owned SMX.
Kiwi Yahoo users' passwords safe...for now
While the new option may make it easier for users to login, it potentially makes it much easier for hackers to break into Yahoo accounts.
Telecom set for Yahoo Xtra email security update...
"We’ve been contacting affected Xtra users by phone, SMS, email and post, and while we’re pleased to see a number of customers have chosen to make the change themselves, there is still a way to go."
How to secure your Yahoo Xtra email account…
Fresh from updating users on new Yahoo Xtra email security measures, Telco offers Kiwis advice on how to combat any further breaches.
Telecom updates users on new Yahoo Xtra email security measures
Telco contacts select Xtra email users, as together with service provider Yahoo it applies the latest in a programme of security enhancements to the Xtra email platform.
Yahoo email under new wave of security attacks...
Yahoo has warned that its email service is under a new wave of security attacks, urging users to display extreme caution when checking messages.
Telecom advises Kiwi caution following possible Yahoo Xtra security threat...
Telecom has warned Kiwis that Yahoo is experiencing an email security threat, which the telco has reason to believe may have compromised some Yahoo Xtra email customers' accounts.
Telecom warns Kiwis over Yahoo Xtra spam attacks
Telecom Retail CEO Chris Quin is today warning Yahoo Xtra customers about a spam email circulating around some Yahoo Xtra email accounts.
OPINION: Time for Xtra to shrug off Yahoo?
We're only two weeks into the New Year but there is another issue with Yahoo. leaving many wondering will Telecom bring its Xtra email service back in house?
Telecom ramps up security efforts following Yahoo Xtra breach
With an "unconfirmed" amount of Yahoo Xtra email accounts breached, telco has taken swift action - locking down users' accounts in a bid to stop the attack.
Yahoo Xtra email breach - The one that got away…
As one of the biggest global providers of email, Yahoo is at the frontline of this battle - they alone block more than 600 billion spam messages a month.
Yawn… Telecom works through the night
Telco implements new process overnight to combat new malicious Yahoo Xtra email incident.
Hacked off? Telecom says RELAX
Telecom projects a sense of calm following latest Yahoo Xtra email security breach, telling users what to do…
Crash, SPAM, Wallop
In a worrying case of deja vu, Telecom reveals Yahoo Xtra email users are once again under attack.
Telecom renews Yahoo Xtra commitment following breach
Telco finishes comprehensive review of email security, concluding it must do better.
H@X! Lock up your computers, nobody’s safe
Evernote forces 50 million users to change their passwords following hacking attack, should the ICT industry set off the Bat Sign?
Hacking is a fact of life, get over it
Telecom succumbs to cyber criminals, insisting it's most recent attack was simply a "fact of life."
Out of the woods but still out of favour
Telecom says Yahoo Xtra users are no longer compromised, yet the telco still remains public enemy no.1.
Safety first: Change those passwords
The Yahoo Xtra email attack is far from over, with industry figures advising those affected to act now.
Keep calm and carry on? Or switch internet provider?
Yahoo Xtra attack worse than first feared, with around 60,000 passwords cancelled by Telecom in a desperate bid to halt the breach.
Better late than never... Xtra security warning
Telco finally initiates a password change program to fix problems following recent cyber attack.
Will Telecom drop Yahoo?
Telco to review email service after thousands of Kiwis were breached in a "suspected phishing attack."
Hacked off customers to change passwords
Telecom finally comes clean about YahooXtra breach, advising all customers to change their passwords.
Spam attack worse than first thought
Telecom's explanation for YahooXtra email attacks "demonstrably false" according to tech expert.