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US charges four with Yahoo data breach

Wednesday 15 March 2017 | 20:16 CET | News
US federal officials have indicted four men, including two officers from Russia's Federal Security Service, in connection with the online security breaches at Yahoo, and for stealing personal data that affected hundreds of millions of Yahoo users. The Russian men paid others to collect information through computer intrusions in the US and elsewhere. All four hacked into the computers of US companies providing email and internet-related services. One, a Canadian and Kazakh national, was taken into custody in Canada, the authorities said. The other men are believed to be in Russia. There is no

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google / Yahoo
Countries: United States / World
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