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DOJ: 2 Russian spies indicted in Yahoo hack  4 people -- including 2 officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) -- have been indicted in connection to a massive hack Over 1 billion Yahoo accounts had data stolen in 2013 breach
Yahoo says all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked


year 2017 Top ^

Oct.3   Yahoo
  The number of accounts impacted by a massive security breach in 2013 was 3 times larger than it had originally announced all accounts were affected
Mar.16   Yahoo


year 2016 Top ^

Dec.14   Yahoo
  The information from more than 1 billion customer accounts was stolen by an unauthorized third party in August 2013
Sep.22   Yahoo
  Yahoo says hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history


year 2015 Top ^

Nov.9   San Jose City Hall City websites recovering from unspecified cyber attack

year 2014 Top ^

Sep.10   Google Russian hackers publish nearly 5 million Gmail passwords
Jun.25   Mountain View Mountain View resident operating prostitution website
  A federal indictment claims Eric Omuro made $5 million from operating a website that facilitated prostitution. The website is now shut down
May.21   eBay eBay makes users change passwords
  Online marketplace eBay is forcing users to change their passwords after a cyber-attack compromised its systems


year 2013 Top ^

Oct.30   Yahoo Yahoo and Google data links 'hacked'
  The National Security Agency (NSA) has been hacking data links connecting Yahoo and Google's data centres, according to leaks by Snowden

year 2012 Top ^

Jul.12   Yahoo Hacking of Yahoo site affects 450,000 users
  A security breach exposed user names and passwords for accounts at Yahoo, Google's Gmail, Microsoft Hotmail and AOL Jun.6   LinkedIn LinkedIn passwords leaked on web
  The website has said some of its members' passwords have been 'compromised' after reports that over 6M' passwords had been leaked onto the internet May.24   East San Jose 3 girls suspended from SJ school for cyberbullying

year 2011 Top ^

Jun.1   Google 'China hackers' hit Google e-mail
  Hackers in China have compromised personal e-mail accounts of hundreds of top US officials, military personnel and journalists

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.4   Google China 'orchestrated Google hack'  Wikileaks: Senior Chinese figures were behind the hacking of Google earlier this year which forced the search engine to quit the country May.13   Apple IPhone prototype turns up  Vietnam web site Taoviet hosted pictures and videos from someone who obtained what is very likely the future iPhone Apr.19   Google Raid hacked Google password system  Google's password system controls access by millions of users worldwide to almost all of the company's services, including e-mail Feb.24   Intel Intel discloses sophisticated hacker attack  Intel Corp. has revealed that it was targeted by the attack this year at about the same time as a spying probe that hit Google

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.12   San Jose 100's In Rally Against Cyber-Bullying
Aug.7   Google Web attack 'aimed at one blogger'  A 'massively co-ordinated' attack on Google, Facebook and Twitter was directed at pro-Georgian blogger known as Cyxymu

year 2008 Top ^

Nov.6   Intel Ex-worker accused of stealing secrets  A former Intel engineer has been charged in federal court with stealing trade secrets valued at $1 billion as he began working for AMD Jul.6   Google Stolen data live on in searches  Some cybercrime trackers have given up on contacting users to let them know their personal information has been exposed Apr.2   Google Hackers infiltrate searches  Hackers have altered sites show up in a Google search, and when clicked on, redirect the user to a malicious program that aims to steal info...

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.1   SJSU Craigslist Robberies: Man Faces Charges  A San Jose State football player allegedly used ads on Craigslist to lure robbery victims Jun.30   San Jose 'Craigslist Robber' Is Armed
  The suspect is responsible for a string of armed robberies involving victims who were found through Craigslist

year 2005 Top ^

Apr.8   San Jose Thousands of Medical Records Stolen
  San Jose Medical Group is warning 185,000 patients that someone broke in to their office and stole two computers

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.13   San Jose Ashcroft Brings Piracy Crackdown to SJ  Attorney General was to announce a new national crackdown on intellectual property theft

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.11   eBay eBay hit by credit card scam  The online auction eBay has been targeted by fraudsters using a shadow site to steal credit card details


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1. 2017-10-03 Yahoo says all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked Yahoo
C. 2017-03-16 DOJ: 2 Russian spies indicted in Yahoo hack Yahoo
2016-12-14 Over 1 billion Yahoo accounts had data stolen in 2013 breach Yahoo
4. 2016-09-22 Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Yahoo
F. 2015-11-09 City websites recovering from unspecified cyber attack San Jose City Hall
G. 2014-09-10 Russian hackers publish nearly 5 million Gmail passwords Google
H. 2014-06-25 Mountain View resident operating prostitution website Mountain View
8. 2014-05-21 eBay makes users change passwords eBay
J. 2013-10-30 Yahoo and Google data links 'hacked' Yahoo


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