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Accused Yahoo hacker gets 5 years in prison, fine

May 30, 2018 - 12:22 PM

'Hackers such as [Karim] Baratov ply their trade without regard for the criminal objectives of the people who hire and pay them,' says US prosecutor Alex Tse

$35-M penalty for not telling investors of massive Yahoo hack

Apr 25, 2018 - 11:36 AM

Yahoo remained mum about the hack until more than 2 years later when it was being acquired by US telecom giant Verizon, US regulators say

Canadian pleads guilty in 2014 Yahoo hacking case

Nov 29, 2017 - 7:24 PM

Karim Baratov pleads guilty to 8 criminal counts including conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse and aggravated identity theft

KARIM BARATOV. A photo of hacker Karim Baratov. image from

2013 hack hit all 3 billion Yahoo accounts – company

Oct 04, 2017 - 4:01 PM

The disclosure from Verizon, which acquired Yahoo's online assets earlier this year, revises upward the initial estimate of one billion accounts affected

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Kremlin denies involvement after Yahoo cyberattack charges

Mar 16, 2017 - 7:01 PM

As we have said repeatedly there can be absolutely no question of any official involvement by any Russian agency including the FSB in any illegal actions in cyberspace Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells journalists

ON THE HACKS. US Attorney for the Northern District of California Brian Stretch (L), FBI Criminal Cyber, Response and Services Branch Executive Assistant Director Paul Abbate (2R) and Director of the Department of Justice's International Affairs Vaughan Ary with Acting Assistant Attorney General of National Security Mary McCord at the US Department of Justice on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Russia runs up cyber score against U.S. with Yahoo, election hacks

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Russia s hack attacks could make it harder for US president Donald Trump to smooth relations with Moscow amid ongoing probes into the links between his campaign advisors and Moscow

HACKING THE US ELECTIONS AND YAHOO. Russia racks up a string of successful hacks. Donald Trump photo by Mary Schwalm/AFP.

2 Russian spies indicted in massive Yahoo hack

Mar 16, 2017 - 12:03 AM

The indictment links Russia s top spy agency in one of the largest cyberattacks in history

Yahoo reveals more details about massive hack

Nov 10, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Revelations may affect the company s pending multi billion dollar acquisition by US telco giant Verizon

500 million accounts stolen, Yahoo confirms

Sep 23, 2016 - 3:37 PM

It is history s biggest data breach from a single site according to one database

BIG BREACH. Yahoo encourages users to change their password in light of the massive data breach.