Russian hackers charged in massive Yahoo breach, one in custody in Canada: source


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to announce charges against four defendants, including one who has been taken into custody in Canada, in a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts, according to a federal law enforcement official.

Two of the defendants are Russian FSB officers and the other two are criminal hackers. One of the defendants is on the list of the FBI's most wanted cyber criminals.

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