Breakthroughs Yahoo has government-sponsored Russian




Directed the US Justice Department on Wednesday charged four Russian citizens, two of whom relationships owns directly with the Federal Security Service FSB, with regard to piracy crimes computerized economic espionage and other criminal offenses relating to what happened to the company Internet service Yahoo since the month of January 2014, she told Yahoo , for its part that the indictment proves that the intrusion suffered by Traaha governments.

It included list and the US Department of Justice on Dmitry Djelkochaev aged 33 years and is a Russian citizen and a resident, and Igor Soshchin 43 years, a Russian and a resident citizen, and Alexei Bilan aka “Magg”, a Russian and a resident citizen, and cream Baratov aka “Kay” of the 22 years old, a Canadian citizen and resident of the Kazakh and Canada.

The Yahoo Inc. has been revealed in the last year that she was a victim of two incidents of penetrating at least from a third party is not authorized, where the first breakthrough led to the exposure of about 500 million users account for risk.

While a nearly one billion users account for the risk of penetration through the second process, and these intrusions occurred between 2013 and 2014, it has been obtained as a result of fraudulent cookie files, enabling hackers to obtain property codes.

The Justice Department claims that some of those targeted accounts were beneficial predictable for a device the Russian Federal Security Service FSB, including those accounts that belong to Russian journalists and government officials the Russians and the Americans, and the staff of the Russian company’s outstanding cyber-security and other corporate service providers.

Other goals include the accounts of the employees within the investment banking firm of Russian and French transportation company and an American financial services companies and private equity firms and portfolio Bitcoin and Swiss banking company and an American airline company.

The defendants face multiple charges each of which provides for long periods prison, where each person at least 10 years in prison facing charges of conspiracy to commit fraud or misuse of the computer, and can Bilan and Djelkochev and Soshchin gets the provisions more stringent in prison if convicted.

Clear information is not available yet about the possibility of trying the defendants already, because they are Russian nationals, but today’s announcement is considered as a lifeline for Yahoo, as it provides evidence that the attacks on the company sponsored by foreign governments.

The declaration, which was the day before the Department of Justice is very important for several reasons, and despite the fact that determine the Russians pirate identity individually is largely symbolic, and that the possibility of subordination of the pirates who were identified today to justice in the United States little depending on the absence of anti-extradition between Russia and America.

The Yahoo Inc. said in a statement, “We appreciate the work of the FBI diligent in investigations and proceedings wise to the Ministry of Justice to announce those responsible for crimes against our company and our users, and we are committed to maintaining the security of our users and our platform, and we will continue to work with law enforcement to combat cyber crimes devices.”


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