Archive for ‘Yahoo

Time to delete your Yahoo! account and all the data

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I created my first Yahoo email account back in the late 1990s, but I stopped actively using it when Gmail introduced their email service and I made that switch. So that Yahoo account is still there, just not being used. I recently got an email from Yahoo that was pretty outrageous in light of recent […] Read more »

How to get super-specific Google search results

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Today’s tip came about as a result of a question from a reader, Mike. He wrote: “A topic for your podcast: How to limit search results. I use Google, Yahoo, and Duckduckgo for making searches. Today I happened to search for “episodic dvd ripper” and got many hits as old as 15 years back. Is […] Read more »

The Yahoo data hack – what it means to YOU

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Yahoo recently announced that hackers were able to get into their system and steal a lot of personal information. Here’s what you need to know, and what you need to do.   When did the data breach take place? This is one of the more concerning factors about this problem. Yahoo says that the […] Read more »