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Two Russian spies charged over Yahoo cyber attack

This is the first criminal case brought against Russian government in relation to this.

Two Russian spies charged over Yahoo cyber attack


The US Justice Department has Charged previously charged Russian hackers with cybercrime – as well as hackers sponsored by the Chinese and Iranian governments.
In September, it began notifying at least 500 million users that their email addresses, birth dates, answers to security questions and other personal information may have been stolen.
Two Russian spies charged over Yahoo cyber attack
It’s the first time Russian government officials have been charged in connection (Picture: Rex)
Three months later, Yahoo revealed it had uncovered a separate hack in 2013 affecting about one billion accounts, including some that were also hit in 2014.
It comes as federal authorities investigate Russian interference through hacking in the 2016 presidential election.
Writer: Jen Mills for Metro.co.uk


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