Three charged over largest email hack "in the history of the internet"

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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed indictments against two Vietnamese citizens and one Canadian for their roles in what it described as "the largest data breach of names and email addresses in the history of the internet".

According to the indictments, 28-year-old Viet Quoc Nguyen and 25-year-old Giang Hoang Vu, both from Vietnam but living in the Netherlands, hacked into at least eight email service providers in the US, stealing more than a billion email addresses


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