Yahoo! users in several countries may have been targeted in a malware attack. Thousands of users who go to yahoo.com were infected with malware through Yahoo's advertising servers. Malware can leave your computer vulnerable to hackers. Yahoo! announced Sunday that it is aware of the attack and is blocking the infected advertisements. Most of the attacks were limited to Europe and did not affect North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the next leader of the Federal Reserve. Yellen, who is currently the vice chair of the reserve, is the first woman to lead the institution in its 100-year history. She succeeds Ben Bernanke, whose second term ends this month. President Obama called her a "fierce champion" who will "stand up for American workers, protect consumers and help grow the economy."
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