If you had an account on Yahoo from 2012 to 2016, you can be eligible for damage payment that was the result of a lawsuit that was filed against one of the biggest tech companies on earth.
Some users are going to be eligible for credit monitoring and identity recovery assistant services from AllClearID, which is going to be paid for by Yahoo.
Other users are going to be eligible for a cash payment of up to $358.80.
Recently, Yahoo agreed to pay $117.5 million in damages to residents of Israel and the United States of America.
A lawsuit was filed against them for privacy breach.
To become eligible for claiming the money, you should have a Yahoo account from January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2016.
You can also become eligible for the money if you received a notice of data breach from Yahoo between 2016 and 2017.
There is a criteria that is being used to determine the damages caused by the breach.
From 2012 and 2016, hackers breached Yahoo’s security measures and gained access to private information, in which they got information about over 3 billion accounts.
Hackers managed to breach Yahoo’s security measures on at least 3 instances.
Hackers had access to calendars, passwords, email addresses, telephone numbers, personal information, and names.
People whose identities were stolen and incurred direct expenses, as a result, can claim to up to $25,000.
The deadline for submitting a claim form is on July 20, 2020.
If you have questions or queries about the claim, you can contact yahoo on their administrator website that was established especially for the breach.