Four Russian Men Charged with Hacking Yahoo Accounts, Announces the US
March 17 , 2017
As per reports, the US announced that four Russian men were indicted in connection with the massive hacking of Yahoo information. Sources mentioned that the hack began in January 2014, which affected half a billion accounts.
The data that were stolen by the hackers included names, email addresses and passwords. However, financial information was not affected.
Among the men charged were two officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and two criminal hackers.
The indictment was disclosed at a press conference in Washington.