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For sexual content, ex-Yahoo engineer hacked into 6000 accounts

ANI
Published : Oct 2, 2019, 7:29 am IST
Updated : Oct 2, 2019, 7:29 am IST

Ruiz, 34, used his employee access to the company's internal network to crack users' passwords.

After accessing target accounts, which belonged to younger women, he used password resets on third-party sites to break into Apple iCloud and other accounts.
 After accessing target accounts, which belonged to younger women, he used password resets on third-party sites to break into Apple iCloud and other accounts.

Former Yahoo engineer, Reyes Daniel Ruiz, has pleaded guilty to hacking into 6,000 accounts in search of sexual photos and videos.

As Engadget reports, Ruiz, 34, used his employee access to the company's internal network to crack users' passwords and then downloaded explicit photos and videos to a personal hard drive.

 

After accessing target accounts, which belonged to younger women, he used password resets on third-party sites to break into Apple iCloud, Facebook, Gmail, DropBox, and other accounts. Ruiz could face up to five years in prison.

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