The Yahoo logo is seen at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, in this file picture taken January 7, 2008. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files)
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Two agents of Russia's FSB spy agency and two "criminal hackers" were indicted Wednesday over a massive cyberattack affecting 500 million Yahoo users, the U.S. Justice Department announced.Officials identified the agents as Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, both of whom were part of the successor agency to Russia's KGB.The two officers "protected, directed, facilitated and paid criminal hackers to collect information through computer intrusions in the United States and elsewhere," acting assistant attorney general Mary McCord told reporters.They hired Alexsey Belan and Karim Baratov, described as "criminal hackers," to carry out the attacks.
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