How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security

How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security The first criminal case unmasking direct Russian ties to cyberhacking involves the massive security breach at Yahoo in 2014, yet the indictment announced by the Justice Department Wednesday also is a disturbing reminder of the ability and the

The Columbus Dispatch

US charges two Russian spies in massive Yahoo cyberattack (Update)

Two Russian intelligence agents and a duo of hackers were indicted Wednesday over a data breach that compromised 500 million Yahoo accounts in one of the largest cyberattacks in history. The indictment announced by the US Justice Department links …

Concord Register

Russia Denies Involvement After Yahoo Cyber-Attack Charges

However, Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, dismissed out of hand the idea that FSB employees could have been involved in the Yahoo hack. According to the U.S. officials, the charges were brought against two FSB operatives and two …

Normangee Star

US indicts Russian spies, hackers over massive Yahoo hack

The US government opened indictments against two Russian spies and two criminal hackers for purportedly stealing 500 million Yahoo users accounts in 2014. The allegations, declared at a news conference in Washington, signify the first time the US …

One Billion Yahoo Accounts Still for Sale, Despite Hacking Indictments

Brian Stretch, the United States attorney for the Northern District of California, announced criminal charges this week against four men officials say were responsible for a 2014 breach of Yahoo’s systems. Credit Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse …

New York Times

Long before new hacks, US worried by Russian spying efforts

FILE – In this May 25, 2016, courtroom drawing, defendant Evgeny Buryakov, left, stands with his attorney Scott Hershman during sentencing on espionage charges in New York. U.S. intelligence agencies have been concerned for years about Russian efforts …

The Columbian

What’s Behind FBI Case Against Russian Hackers? – OpEd

Two and half years ago, Yahoo! suffered one of the worst attacks in history, as hackers gained access to some 500 million accounts. In a disclosure last September, the company indicated that data including names, email addresses, telephone numbers

Eurasia Review

Lessons from Yahoo hack: Simple tips to safeguard your email

In this April 18, 2011 file photo, the Yahoo logo is seen outside of the offices in Santa Clara, Calif. A law enforcement official says the Justice Department is preparing to announce charges against four defendants, including two officers of Russian

Minneapolis Star Tribune

[Leonid Bershidsky] What the Yahoo hack says about Russian spies

Former Russian domestic intelligence officer Dmitry Dokuchaev won’t appear in a US court to face charges related to the mass 2014 hacking of the Yahoo user database. That’s because he already sits in a Moscow jail, accused of treason. Dokuchaev’s rare …

The Korea Herald

Yahoo Breach Indictments May Shed Light on Other Hacks

U.S. authorities may now be in a better position to figure out if Russian hackers and Russian spies swayed last year’s presidential elections. A scheme uncovered during a federal investigation into a huge Yahoo security breach may have opened a window …

CIO Today

Cyber Week in Review: March 17, 2017

Department of Justice staffer installs a poster of a suspected Russian hacker before FBI National Security Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California joint news conference on March 15, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters).

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

US Charges 2 Russian Agents, 2 Hackers With Mass Yahoo Site Breach

MI5 made “substantial contributions” to an investigation which has seen four people – including two members of the Russian security services – charged over one of the largest data breaches in USA history. The Department of Justice announced the …


Inside a twisted tale of international cybercrime

U.S. indictment and media reports offer details on allegations against two Russian intelligence officers, a Latvian-born hacker and a 22-year-old Ancaster resident in case of massive Yahoo data breach. Clockwise from top left: Karim Baratov, Alexsey

Toronto Star

Password security tips to help you foil hackers

NEW YORK — Details from this week’s federal indictment of Russian hackers charged with compromising hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts reveal that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts — and – Anchorage, Alaska

US justice department charges Russian officials in Yahoo data breach

US authorities will charge two Russian intelligence officers, along with two hackers, in a data breach that affected at least 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The justice department announced the indictment Wednesday, saying the hackers had targeted

The Westside Story

How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security

NEW YORK — Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts — and hackers are exploiting that. The Russian hackers …

The Denver Post

The Yahoo hack is the clearest sign yet that Russia has merged criminal hacking with a larger mission

putin Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony of receiving credentials from foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin in Moscow Russia, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Maxim Shipenkov/AP. Two Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers were …

Business Insider

Russian spies behind 2014 hacking of Yahoo accounts

The Kremlin has denied allegations by USA authorities that the Russian intelligence agency (FSB) was involved in a huge data breach affecting Yahoo. Targets of the Yahoo breach included both Russian and United States government officials, including …


Why the US Gave Russia Too Much Credit for the Yahoo Hacks

A version of this post originally appeared in the Cyber Saturday edition of Data Sheet,Fortune’s daily tech newsletter. Blame Russia. In a bombshell indictment, the Department of Justice explained this week how Russian spies worked with common


US Charges Russian Hackers for Attacks on Yahoo

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday announced the indictment of two officers with Russia’s FSB security agency in connection with the hacks of some 500 million Yahoo user accounts between 2014 and last year. U.S. officials also charged two …

Top Tech News

Russian Hackers Charged in Massive Yahoo Breach

Indictments are handed down in connection with the hacking of Yahoo, allegedly by Russian spies. Exclusive to Fox , KXVA 5:36 PM. CDT March 15, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. Indictments are handed down in connection …

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