A report released by the cybersecurity company InfoArmor on Wednesday has revealed that 500 million accounts of Yahoo was hacked by an Eastern European criminal gang. Earlier it was suspected that it was a state sponsored group behind the act.
InfoArmor is quite confident that the act was performed by a criminal gang whereas Yahoo released a report stating that it was conducted by a nation state actor. InfoArmor provides big companies and businesses with protection against identity theft online. They also said that the data acquired by the hackers was sold of to at least 3 different clients which includes one state sponsored group.
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