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How to file for a piece of that $117.5 million Yahoo data-breach settlement

How to file for a piece of that $117.5 million Yahoo data-breach settlement

Hey, would you look at that? Yahoo accounts finally have some value — but only if you act quickly. 

The deadline is fast approaching to file a claim for a piece of the $117,500,000 settlement following multiple hacks of Yahoo’s systems, spanning 2013 to 2016, that affected 3 billion accounts. And guess what? If you had a Yahoo account between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2016 and live in the U.S. or Israel, then you could have a cash payout coming your way. 

Notably, as was the case with the Equifax settlement, the parties involved are going to try and pawn essentially worthless credit monitoring services off on you. HOWEVER! If you can certify that you already have credit monitoring in place (thank you, Equifax), and plan to keep it for a year, then you can file for monetary compensation.  Read more…

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