How to Bid Adieu to Yahoo - New York Times

Q. How do I delete my Yahoo account on the web and move on to Outlook.com? A. First, set up a new account on Outlook.com (Microsoft's free webmail service) if you have not done so already. Next, switch over any social media, e-commerce or other online ...

Yahoo accused of deliberately making it hard to close your account - Graham Cluley Security News

It's not as easy to up sticks and leave your Yahoo account for dead as it was before the company announced that it had suffered a massive breach, and some disgruntled users say they are smelling something fishy. The specific concern is that sometime ...

Yahoo Mail Users Trying to Leave Service Faced With 'Temporarily Disabled' Email Forwarding [Update: Re-enabled] - Mac Rumors

Yahoo App In the midst of stories surrounding the hacking of at least 500 million Yahoo user accounts and the secretive scanning of private emails at the behest of the government, Yahoo Mail users are now finding it difficult to leave the service after ...

Yahoo is not allowing users to leave its services after the data breach - Techworm

If you are a Yahoo user, you will find that you can't just leave Yahoo. Users of Yahoo's email service are being thwarted from leaving it in favour of Google or another email service provider after the company disabled an email forwarding feature. The ...

Yahoo disables email forwarding for users fleeing server - RT

Email forwarding is a basic concept, but allowing messages to be automatically sent from one account to another is too much for Yahoo. It has yanked the feature amid two massive scandals involving government surveillance on its users. Yahoo was left ...

Yahoo Mail disabled forwarding, good luck switching now (update) - Engadget

The Yahoo email hack and government surveillance claims aren't going to go away no matter how much CEO Marissa Mayer wants them to. For users trying to flee the service, the beleaguered internet company is making it rather difficult. That's because ...

Yahoo denies locking users in - The Times (subscription)

Yahoo has been accused of moving to “lock in” customers who want to leave its email service following a mass hack and news that the company helped US authorities snoop on users' messages. The company said it had suspended its email forwarding ...

Yahoo Makes It Harder for Email Users to Jump Ship - TechNewsWorld

Yahoo in recent days disabled autoforwarding for Yahoo Mail -- and in at least one corporate client's case, it disabled the webmail deletion feature. Yahoo Makes It Harder for Email Users to Jump Ship. The autoforwarding feature "is under development," ...

Yahoo Email Users Looking For Exit Face Roadblock - NBCNews.com

Yahoo email users looking for an exit from the service following revelations of a hack involving 500 million accounts now have to deal with a major roadblock. Automatic email forwarding was disabled at the start of this month, making it more of a ...

Yahoo is making it hard for users to leave them - Komando

You'd think that after two years of hiding and lying to hundreds of millions of its customers following the biggest hack in history, Yahoo would have learned a lesson about integrity and customer appreciation. Well, think again. You can't blame anyone ...

To Stave Off Exodus, Yahoo Blocks Email Forwarding - Newser

(Newser) – Yahoo just made it harder for users to switch providers after some 500 million accounts were hacked and reports surfaced that the company perused user emails for the NSA. Users say the company disabled automatic email forwarding at the start ...

Ready to dump Yahoo? Automatic email forwarding disabled - SiliconBeat

If you're a Yahoo email user who's ready to defect, you can't automatically forward your emails to a new address just yet. But the company says it's working on it. “We're working to get auto-forward back up and running as soon as possible because we ...

Yahoo is making it harder for users to leave by disabling email forwarding - Digital Trends

Concerned by Yahoo's historic data breach that affected some 500 million user accounts? Did you want to do something about it? Well, “too bad” appears to be the message Yahoo is sending to its users. As first reported by the Associated Press, it would ...

Yahoo accused of forcing users to stay by disabling email forwarding - Globalnews.ca

In this Nov. 5, 2014, file photo a person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial ...

Yahoo No Longer Allows You To Forward Emails - Ubergizmo

After reports of a major hack at Yahoo which compromised details of more than 500 million users and scanning incoming emails of all users for the government, it's likely that many of its users now want to ditch Yahoo Mail for another service but the ...

Yahoo Turns Off Auto Email Forwarding, Makes Leaving The Service Problematic - Tech Times

Last month, Yahoo blew the lid off a controversial data breach, disclosing that 500 million accounts were compromised in a hacking that occurred two years ago. Just before the company could reorient itself from the mountainous amount of scrutiny it ...

Yahoo Locks In Users by Disabling Auto-Forwarding and Delete Options - WCCFtech

Earlier reports and Yahoo's public announcement confirmed that the company had faced one of the history's biggest data breaches. If leaking data of over a half billion accounts wasn't bad enough for the company, reports revealed that the US government ...

If you bail on Yahoo Mail, forget about having your email forwarded - Boing Boing

This means that anyone who quits Yahoo Mail out of disgust with the company's criminal complicity, technical incompetence, and coverups will not be able to automatically have their residual Yahoo correspondence forwarded to their new address. Automatic ...

Yahoo Is Trapping Users Who Want to Leave Its Service in Wake of Hacks - Newsweek

Users of Yahoo's email service are being thwarted from leaving for a rival provider after the company disabled an email forwarding feature. The move follows news that Yahoo agreed to scan all its users' incoming emails on behalf of a U.S. intelligence ...

Users accuse Yahoo of email 'trick' - BBC News

Yahoo has denied that it has made it deliberately difficult for customers to migrate to another email provider. It follows the disabling of an email-forwarding feature which allows people to migrate automatically. Yahoo said it was a "temporary" move ...