It’s time to check up on the progress that has been made by police forces and security experts in finding hackers and cyber-criminals. Here are the top prosecutions of April.
Russian hacker faces extradition to USA
Russian hacker Vladimir Drinkman, involved in a group of cyber-criminals and arrested in Netherlands almost two years ago, faces extradition requests by the US and Russia. The Local Ministry of justice will decide which country will get the lawbreaker as soon as Drinkman can still appeal on that. Anyway, it seems that the hacker will face several years in prison. Drinkman is accused of hacking more than a dozen retailers, payment processors and financial companies and getting the information of more than 160 million credit- and debit-cards. This case is supposed to be the biggest financial hacker attack in the US for the moment. Investigators […]