A former Yahoo software engineer has pleaded guilty to charges of illegally accessing user accounts.
Reyes Daniel Ruiz admitted to hacking about 6,000 accounts, looking for sexual images and videos.
The US Department of Justice said Ruiz had “cracked” user passwords and accessed internal Yahoo systems while hunting for pornography.
The DoJ said in a statement the access Ruiz had attained to Yahoo user data had helped him “compromise” Apple iCloud, Facebook, GMail, Dropbox and other online accounts. Continue reading through this link