The US Justice Department plans to indict four people in connection with the hacking attacks against Yahoo that compromised more than 1 billion user accounts, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
One of the alleged hackers is in Canada and is expected to be arrested soon, according to the report, which cited an anonymous person described as having been briefed on the matter. The other three individuals are currently in Russia, according to Bloomberg’s source.
Yahoo declined to comment on the report. The Justice Department, which on Tuesday announced a media briefing for Wednesday morning by the department’s national security division, did not respond to a request for comment.
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SOURCE: Cnet, Steven Musil