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Cybercrime

Garden-Variety Cybercrooks Breached Yahoo, Says Security Firm

The hackers who stole the data of hundreds of millions of Yahoo users two years ago were two cybercriminal gangs, InfoArmor reported. That finding contradicts the notion that state-sponsored actors were behind the attack, which Yahoo suggested when it disclosed the breach. Further, the number of users’ records stolen is closer to 1 billion than to the 500 million Yahoo acknowledged.

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