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Former president of Yahoo accused Russian hackers of leaking a billion passwords three years ago

She also apologized to every user whose data was affected.

Former Yahoo president Marissa Mayer (Marissa Mayer) accused Russian hackers of attacks on the company’s services in 2013. During their hearings in the US Senate about cyber attacks on large American companies, she announced their involvement.

Despite all the measures we took to protect against both private and state-funded cyber attacks, Russian agents managed to infiltrate our systems and steal data from our users.

Marissa Mayer
former president of yahoo

Meier also apologized to the users affected by the attack.

The incident occurred during my leadership and I want to sincerely apologize to each of our users.

Marissa Mayer
former CEO of Yahoo

In December 2016, Yahoo admitted to leaking a billion passwords and secret questions that occurred in 2013. In September of the same year, the company revealed a data leak of 500 million people, although according to media data, the top bar was at 1.5 billion users. In October 2017, it became known that 3 billion users suffered from cyber attacks.

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