Hacker ING bank gets eighteen months in prison for fraud




The hacker who broke into the ING Bank gets eighteen months in prison. Has determined that the court in Rotterdam. In addition to the penetration of the network of ING, he also committed identity fraud by closing with stolen bank cards mobile subscriptions.

The Rotterdam court considered in his judgment the hacker guilty to hacking at ING, but acquitted him of hacking container company ECT. The 32-year-old hacker was given according to the court access a file with a million ‘names and / or account’ of customers. He did so by “name-number verification, a system of ING Bank whereby the bank with a check or bank transfer payee name matches the account in order to avoid erroneous transfers.

The Rotterdam hacker is also found guilty of identity fraud, which he committed in 2011. He deceived people by making them think they are officers applying online, after which he asked for a copy of a bank card and driving license. With this data, he shut off mobile subscriptions, which he bought include a BlackBerry Torch 9800 and iPhone 4.

The hacker gets eighteen months in prison, minus remand. It is unknown how long he must now actually in prison.


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