- Yahoo secretly scanned users’ emails for US government – report
- Report says tech firm built software to comply with classified request
- Yahoo claimed state-sponsored hackers stole users’ data
A new report has accused Yahoo of secretly scanning millions of its users’ email accounts on behalf of the US government.
Reuters news agency says the firm built special software last year to comply with a classified request.
The tech firm has said in a statement that it is a law abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United States.
The allegation comes after Yahoo said state-sponsored hackers had stolen data of millions of its users.