Yahoo data breach settlement as a result of Yahoo data breached and if you have an account running from 2012 you can get $358 or more as a part of its data breach settlement.
It is one of the biggest security breaches in Yahoo accounts and most of the hackers are able to get access to Yahoo users’ accounts.
According to research and security agencies, yahoo almost lost 3 billion accounts with real names email addresses and other confidential like passwords and answers to security questions.
Yahoo claims that it is from 2012 to 2016 and most of the Yahoo users face this issue although it is one of the security breaches after Facebook Cambridge Analytica.
With huge amount of $117,500,000 settlement fund yahoo has recently announced that the counts between Jan.1, 2012, and Dec. 31, 2016, can claim 358 dollars and they must be residents of the US or Israel.
Find out if you’re part of the settlement?
According to Yahoo incorporation if your account between an. 1, 2012, and Dec. 31, 2016, then you can claim $358 and you must be a resident of us or Israel.
If you find and confirm that your account is old running from 2012 you can contact to settlement administrator.
A qualifying Yahoo account includes ones with Yahoo Fantasy Sports, Yahoo Finance, Tumblr and Flickr.
How to file a claim for Yahoo data breached?
You can submit claims for different account holders like
Israeli citizens must submit a separate claim form. The settlement website has separate forms for each type of claim.
How To Check If Your Yahoo Account Has Been Hacked?
You can check out your reset activity on to confirm if your account has been hacked or login to another computer.
How to check recent activities on Yahoo 2019?
- First login to Yahoo and then click on the profile picture and then open Account info.
- In the account info section, you will see recent activity on the left side.
- In recent activity window, you can check out all the login session and the device which is used to log into your account.
- You can instantly change your password and also sign out from the suspicious device.
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Deadline for filing a claim for yahoo data breach settlement
A deadline has been shattered by Yahoo at the end of April 2, 2020, and you must submit on claim forms another online or email directly to Yahoo.
How to check if your yahoo account is running from between 2012 to 2016?
You can easily check out your yahoo account creation date by sorting your mails from the oldest on top. It will give you to oldest date are the creation of the Yahoo account.