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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 09/21/2017 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: January 24, 2017

According to the law firm press release, Yahoo, together with its subsidiaries, is a multinational technology company that provides a variety of internet services, including a web portal, search engine, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, advertising, and fantasy sports. As of February 2016, Yahoo had an estimated 1 billion monthly active users, roughly 280 million Yahoo! Mail users, and 205 million monthly unique visitors to its sites and services.

The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company's business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Yahoo failed to encrypt its users' personal information and/or failed to encrypt its users' personal data with an up-to-date and secure encryption scheme; (ii) consequently, sensitive personal account information from more than 1 billion users was vulnerable to theft; (iii) a data breach resulting in the theft of personal user data would foreseeably cause a significant drop in user engagement with Yahoo's websites and services; and (iv) as a result, Yahoo's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

An amended complaint was filed on June 7, 2017.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Technology
Industry: Software & Programming
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

Ticker Symbol: YHOO
Company Market: NASDAQ
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: N.D. California
DOCKET #: 17-CV-00373
JUDGE: Hon. Lucy H. Koh
DATE FILED: 01/24/2017
CLASS PERIOD START: 11/12/2013
CLASS PERIOD END: 12/14/2016
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Goldberg Law PC (Los Angeles)
    1999 Avenue of the Stars, Goldberg Law PC (Los Angeles), CA 90067
    1-800-977-7401 1-800-536-0065 ·
  2. Pomerantz LLP (New York)
    600 Third Avenue, Pomerantz LLP (New York), NY 10016
    212.661.1100 212.661.8665 · info@pomerantzlaw.com/
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COURT: N.D. California
DOCKET #: 17-CV-00373
JUDGE: Hon. Lucy H. Koh
DATE FILED: 06/07/2017
CLASS PERIOD START: 04/30/2013
CLASS PERIOD END: 12/14/2016
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC (New York)
    60 East 42nd Street - Suite 4600, Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC (New York), NY 10165
    212.697.6484 212.697.7296 · info@bgandg.com
  2. Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
    1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100 , Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, CA 90067
    (310) 201-9150 (310) 432-1495 ·
  3. Pomerantz LLP (New York)
    600 Third Avenue, Pomerantz LLP (New York), NY 10016
    212.661.1100 212.661.8665 · info@pomerantzlaw.com/
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