Former Yahoo employee breaches 6000 accounts

03.10.2019

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About 6000 accounts were breached by a former Yahoo employee searching for the sexual content of users among who there were his friends and colleagues.

When the anomalous activity was detected by the employers the violator had to remove all the files he uploaded to a hard drive at home.

He accessed internal Yahoo structures and managed to intrude into Facebook, Gmail, iCloud and DropBox accounts and access user private data.

The offender got sentenced to 5 years in prison and is going to be fined $250,000.

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