Yahoo hack: Yahoo said its employees knew about the hack in 2014

ITPro reports:

In a securities filing on Wednesday, Yahoo said some of its employees knew that a “state-sponsored actor” had broken into its network two years ago.

This was the attack that led to theft of data such as names, dates of birth and passwords associated with more than 500 (sic) accounts. It’s considered to be one of the largest ever data breaches affecting a private company.

The company did not state whether, at the time, this attack was disclosed to senior management.

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