Yahoo Xtra stories
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...
Yahoo and Telecom are applying additional encryption settings to Yahoo Xtra email, affecting some users from March 17.
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
Telecom upgrades security for Xtra email platform with new encryption setting, SSL. Users urged to update settings.
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 alerts Kiwis to a potential Yahoo Xtra email breach, urging customers to reset passwords to safeguard 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
Yahoo Xtra customers hit by spam attacks as Telecom takes action to halt breach and lock down affected accounts.
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
While you slept, Telecom fought a night-long battle against malware targeting Yahoo's Xtra emails, improving security once again.
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
Yahoo Xtra email users face another spam barrage, raising questions about Telecom's resolve and user trust amidst renewed Yahoo partnership.
Telecom renews Yahoo Xtra commitment following breach
Telecom vows to enhance Yahoo Xtra after breach exposed 60k passwords but will continue its partnership with Yahoo, prioritising customer service.
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?.
Finally some good news for Telecom, new Kiwi CFO appointed
Following a week of playing catch-up to rival Vodafone, Telecom looks ahead by hiring new chief financial officer.
Hacking is a fact of life, get over it
Telecom's blasé stance on rampant hacking stirs debate: Is acceptance the only way forward in the cyber crime epidemic?.
Out of the woods but still out of favour
Telecom emerges from cyber woes, yet customer loyalty wanes after the email hack.
Great job team, now you're fired
Telecom to cut hundreds of jobs following revenue dip, CEO stresses need to remain competitive. Do you agree with the cuts?.
Safety first: Change those passwords
In wake of the Yahoo Xtra breach, experts call for NZ users to urgently refresh passwords, amid fears of widespread ID thefts.
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
Telecom rolls out urgent password reset for Yahoo Xtra users after a cyber attack compromised 5% of accounts.
Will Telecom drop Yahoo?
Telecom review email service for broadband customers after Kiwi breach in 'phishing attack.' CEO admits change is needed.