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Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians

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By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologised on Wednesday for two massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents for at least one of them, at a hearing on the growing number of cyber attacks on major U.S. companies."As CEO, these thefts occurred during my tenure, and I want to sincerely apologise to each and every one of our users," she told the Senate Commerce Committee, testifying alongside the interim and former CEOs of Equifax Inc and a senior Verizon Communications Inc executive. "Unfortunately, while all our ...

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 02:26 IST