David Sage has been using Yahoo Mail for the last 20 years. Every day, the 80-year-old San Francisco resident checks his email half a dozen times. A massive data breach affecting his account won’t cause him to leave Yahoo. “It would be a hassle,” Sage said. He would have to move hundreds of contacts to another email service and notify them of his new address, and “I don’t have time for that.” Indeed, Yahoo hasn’t seen a major impact on traffic after it disclosed two huge data breaches last year, according to Verto Analytics, which measured mobile and Web traffic on Yahoo sites. One breach, disclosed in mid-December, affected more than 1 billion accounts in 2013. The other, made public in September, impacted at least 500 million accounts in 2014.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: SF Chronicle