Cyber attack on Yahoo! happened in 2014

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The court in San Francisco convicted the 23-year-old canadian citizen, born in Kazakhstan, Karim Baratova in hacking in 2014 the accounts of an electronic system Yahoo! under the leadership of Russian special services and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. About it reports Reuters.

In addition, Baratov must pay a fine of $250 thousand

Swept aside that the man was detained in March 2017, and in November of the same year he pleaded guilty. The prosecution insisted on eight years of imprisonment.

Baratov became one of the four accused in the cyber attack on Yahoo! in 2014, the result of which was the stolen data 500 million users. Currently the American law enforcement authorities were able to arrest only him.