Tuesday, 24 October 2017

US charges four with carrying out massive Yahoo hack

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 16 March 17

Investigation confirms Internet company's suspicions that attack was state sponsored.

U.S. authorities this week charged four men in connection with a cyber attack on Yahoo that compromised the personal data of hundreds of millions users. Two of the defendants are members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), which confirms Yahoo's suspicions that it fell victim to a state-sponsored attack. "The indictment unequivocally shows the attacks on Yahoo were state…

U.S. authorities this week charged four men in connection with a cyber attack on Yahoo that compromised the personal data of hundreds of millions users. Two of the defendants are members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), which confirms Yahoo's suspicions that it fell victim to a state-sponsored attack. "The indictment unequivocally shows the attacks on Yahoo were state…

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