With Yahoo reporting the largest cybersecurity breach worldwide to date, it is little wonder that Verizon is reassessing its position with respect to the proposed acquisition. That they are still talking speaks to the strategic value of Yahoo to Verizon, with a lack of alternate assets available.
If Verizon Cancels $4.8 Billion Yahoo Acquisition After New Security Breach, What Might The Carrier Do Next? Verizon's $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo's online operations might be in jeopardy after the disclosure of another security breach. If Verizon backs out of the deal, what might the carrier do next?