In the digital world, it just takes one click to get the keys to the kingdom.
Do you know spear-phishing was the only secret weapon behind the biggest data breach in the history?
It’s true, as one of the Yahoo employees fell victim to a simple phishing attack and clicked one wrong link that let the hackers gain a foothold in the company’s internal networks.
You may be familiar with phishing
The 2014 Yahoo hack disclosed late last year that compromised over 500 million Yahoo user accounts was believed to be carried out by a state-sponsored hacking group.
Now, two Russian intelligence officers and two criminal hackers have been charged by the US government in connection with the 2014 Yahoo hack that compromised about 500 million Yahoo user accounts, the Department of Justice
Yahoo’s latest SEC filing includes confirmation that it knew attackers were on its network in 2014 and stole information on 500 million accounts.
Yahoo confirmed that in 2014 state-sponsored hackers stole information associated with 500 million accounts from its network.
Yahoo is expected to confirm a data breach that exposed hundreds of millions of credentials dating back to 2012.