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Notorious International Computer Hackers Sentenced

posted Apr 21, 2016, 11:41 AM by Maurice Nyamoti   [ updated Apr 21, 2016, 11:42 AM ]

Two international computer hackers from Russia and Algeria were sentenced to lengthy prison terms yesterday for their roles in developing and distributing a prolific piece of malware known as SpyEye. The malicious code caused hundreds of millions of dollars in losses to the financial industry around the world.

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, 27, from Russia, was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison, and Hamza Bendelladj, 27, from Algeria, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in federal court in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More...