US charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach

Members of the FSB (the Russian intelligence agency) worked with criminal hackers to steal from Yahoo accounts in 2014.

They hacked 500 million accounts. They also are suspected of hacking Google accounts.

The hacking was aimed at US and Russian government officials, including security, diplomatic and military personnel.

The suspects were named as:

  • Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33, a Russian national and FSB officer
  • Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, 43, a Russian national and FSB officer
  • Alexsey Alexseyevich Belan, 29, a Russian national and resident
  • Karim Baratov, 22, a Canadian and Kazakh national and a resident of Canada

By Vinay 7B

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