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Four People to Be Charged in Yahoo Massive Data Breach Case
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 01:12:29 PM »
Four People to Be Charged in Yahoo Massive Data Breach Case
15 March 2017, 12:18 pm

Four people are going to be indicted in the United States in relation to the Yahoo hacks that exposed hundreds of millions of user accounts. 

The Department of Justice is getting ready to file formal accusations against four individuals who have not been identified, a source close to the matter said, choosing to keep its name secret due to the sensitivity of the matter, Bloomberg reports. 

One of the individuals is apparently getting arrested in Canada, while the other three are still in Russia, possibly untouchable at this point given how there is no extradition treaty between the United States and Russia. 

The hacks were announced last year. In September, Yahoo said a 2014 data breach resulted in criminals extracting half a billion account details from its servers. In December, Yahoo admitted that another breach that took place in 2013 was ac... (read more)

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