‘Yahoo-hack work of Eastern European criminal gang

‘Yahoo-hack work of Eastern European criminal gang

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The hack in which data of 500 million Yahoo users were stolen, was not such as Yahoo argued the work of a foreign power but by an Eastern European gang.

That conviction is at least cyberveiligheidsfirma InfoArmor believes, that his conclusion is based on an own analysis of some of the hacked accounts.Yahoo and the FBI that the hack will investigate, give no comment on the findings of InfoArmor, and Reuters was not able to claim to verify.

InfoArmor says that the stolen information been to three parties is sold, one of which is under the control of a foreign power.

The company disclaims hackersbende Group E as the culprit. Group E is a notorious gang who are linked to hacks of LinkedIn, Tumblr and MySpace.

Large hack

Hackers made in 2014 when a cyber attack include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, passwords and, in some cases, security questions and answers of more than 500 million Yahoo users booty.

Yahoo made the cyber attack last week public and be given to a foreign power, as responsible.

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