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Two Russian FSB agents indicted in massive Yahoo hack

AFP  |  Washington 

Two agents of Russia's FSB spy agency and two "criminal hackers" were indicted today over a massive cyberattack affecting 500 million Yahoo users, the US Justice Department announced.

The indictment unveiled in links Russia's top spy agency in one of the largest cyberattacks in history, revealed last year, and which officials said was used for espionage and financial gain.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 21:25 IST