Heavy prison sentence for Russian cybercriminals




In Russia, two cyber criminals using malware have stolen millions of dollars from bank accounts sentenced to prison terms of between five and eight years. Reported that the Russian Ministry of the Interior.

It would be two brothers who last year by the Russian and Ukrainian secret service arrested . The two gang leaders would be responsible for infecting many computers with the Carberp Trojan. Due to the scale of the fraud, the court explained to the gang leaders, five and eight years imprisonment. The Russian and Ukrainian secret services have twenty people in total were arrested for their involvement in the case.

Were captured by the criminals login and transaction data for Internet banking. Using infected computers The Russian Ministry of Interior called Carberp one of the largest botnets designed to steal financial data.

The gang would have captured. Totaling around 200 million According Security.nl the gang focused primarily on Internet and in other countries, but later computers in Russia and Ukraine were attacked. Which companies are exactly attacked, was not disclosed.

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