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...