The Guardian: Yahoo faces questions after hack of half a billion accounts

The Guardian: Yahoo faces questions after hack of half a billion accounts. “Chief among them was why disclosure took so long, both from the date of the hack, almost two years ago, and from the first appearance of the dumped data on the dark web almost two months ago where it was being sold by a user named ‘Peace of Mind’, who had also sold dumps of data from MySpace and LinkedIn. Jeremiah Grossman, head of security strategy at infosec firm SentinelOne, said: ‘While we know the information was stolen in late 2014, we don’t have any indication as to when Yahoo first learned about this breach. This is an important detail in the story.'” The state-sponsored hack claim really bothers me. If you’re going to stay things like that, let’s see some evidence/details/SOMETHING.

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