0
Broadband

US to charge four hackers in Yahoo data breach - report

Wednesday 15 March 2017 | 09:27 CET | News
Officials at the US Department of Justice are about to indict four people in connection with the online security breaches at Yahoo, reports Bloomberg, citing an unnamed source. One of the alleged hackers is based in Canada and may be arrested imminently, while the other three are currently in Russia, said the source. Yahoo remains in cooperation with state, federal and foreign governments regarding security breaches in 2013 and 2014 that affected more than a billion accounts.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Verizon / Yahoo
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

US federal judge rejects Yahoo's settlement for security breach

Published 30 Jan 2019 14:00 CET | United States
A US federal court has rejected Yahoo's proposed settlement of USD 50 million in damages for the security breach disclosed in ...

All 3 billion Yahoo accounts affected by 2013 breach - Verizon

Published 04 Oct 2017 08:59 CET | World
Yahoo's new parent Verizon has revealed that every single customer account was likely affected by the August 2013 data breach at ...

'Verizon schrapt 1.000 banen bij AOL-Yahoo'

Published 08 Jun 2017 11:06 CET | United States
Verizon is na de overname van de internetactiviteiten van Yahoo voornemens 1.000 banen te schrappen bij AOL en Yahoo. Dat ...

US charges four with Yahoo data breach

Published 15 Mar 2017 20:16 CET | United States
US federal officials have indicted four men, including two officers from Russia's Federal Security Service, in connection with ...

Verizon secures price cut in Yahoo! takeover

Published 21 Feb 2017 16:22 CET | World
Verizon has secured a reduction of USD 350 million in the price it will pay for Yahoo's web business, while agreeing to share ...

Yahoo! faces SEC probe over hacking disclosure - report

Published 23 Jan 2017 08:41 CET | World
Yahoo! is under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission about whether it should have reported the security ...

EU still unhappy with US data on Yahoo email scanning

Published 13 Jan 2017 08:42 CET | Europe
The European Union remains unhappy with the US response to its concerns regarding the recent Yahoo email scanning scandal, ...

Yahoo will be renamed Altaba, with new CEO

Published 10 Jan 2017 08:47 CET | World
Yahoo will be renamed Altaba after the sale of its web assets to Verizon for USD 4.83 billion, the company said in an SEC ...

Yahoo reveals over 1 bln users hit by new security breach

Published 15 Dec 2016 08:58 CET | World
Yahoo! has disclosed a new security breach that it says affected over 1 billion of its user accounts. The company said it has ...

Yahoo! confirms over 500 mln users' data hacked

Published 23 Sep 2016 08:24 CET | World
Yahoo! has confirmed that details of over 500 million of its users' accounts were stolen by what it believes was a ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Jan Cisco Live
27 Jan Sprint fiscal Q3
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2019
27 Jan F5 Networks fiscal Q1
28 Jan Calix Q4 2019
28 Jan AudioCodes Q4 2019
28 Jan Airtel Africa fiscal Q3
28 Jan Dtac Q4 2019
28 Jan CEM in Telecoms Global Summit
29 Jan Telia Q4 2019
29 Jan AT&T Q4 2019
29 Jan Mellanox Q4 2019
29 Jan Limelight Networks Q4 2019
29 Jan Cirrus Logic fiscal Q3
29 Jan Telenor Q4 2019
29 Jan Facebook Q4 2019
29 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
29 Jan Qorvo fiscal Q3
29 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
29 Jan KPN Q4 2019
29 Jan Elisa Q4 results
29 Jan European 5G Conference
30 Jan BT fiscal Q3
30 Jan NTT Docomo fiscal Q3
30 Jan Verizon Q4 2019
30 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2019
30 Jan Amazon Q4 2019
30 Jan The Things Conference
30 Jan FCC meeting
31 Jan Charter Q4 2019
::: More Calendar Items