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US charges Russian FSB officials in connection with massive Yahoo security breach

US charges Russian FSB officials in connection with massive Yahoo security breach

The United States has charged four men, including two officials of Russia’s FSB intelligence agency, in connection with a hacking attack against Yahoo that saw the details of 500 million users stolen and the use of forged cookies to break into accounts.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

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Smashing Security #010: Destroy all the dolls PODCAST

Smashing Security #010: The dolls must be destroyed

A creepy teddybear leaks two million voicemail messages, Windows 10 pushes you into only installing vetted apps, and Boeing warns 36,000 employees their personal information could have been exposed after a worker sends a spreadsheet to his wife.

All this and more is discussed in the latest podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault. Give it a listen.

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