Yahoo did in 2014 all state intrusions by hackers network

Nov

13

2016

Yahoo did in 2014 all that stands hackers had penetrated their network. The company was then only still unaware that this was the hack which 500 million accounts were created booty. Since the company came back only this year, after the data began to appear online.

yahoo Yahoo said in a regulatory filing that it could not verify the claims of the hacker who in July said the Yahoo data have also knocked in hands. After the company saw no traces of digital burglary in the conscious period, fared better watch include the state hack of 2014. That the company has thus been discovered in the same year, but not disclosed. This incident was found in the course of the research to be the source of the charge leaked user data. Recode discovered the papers, who filed the company on the day of the US presidential election.

In September, Yahoo was known that it was hacked and stolen about half a billion user accounts. It involves the user names, passwords, phone numbers, email addresses and birth dates. According to the company were well stored encrypted passwords, most with bcrypt. Payment details such as credit cards, would not be captured. Yahoo speaks of a “party sponsored by a state, but does not comment on what state it would be.

Furthermore Yahoo reports that 23 lawsuits against the company run at state and federal level. While Yahoo is trying to get a grip on the matter and understand how much this costs, the company also seeks along with Verizon to regulate the transition of its Internet business to that company. In July, namely known that US telco wants 4.4 billion euros to take over Yahoo.

Recently, it was also announced that Yahoo would have contributed to widespread requests from the NSA and FBI to investigate incoming e-mails to certain content. This case is still under development.

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