12 years in prison for man who hacked Nasdaq, helped swipe 160M credit cards

Cyrus Farivar reports:

Two Russian men convicted of their involvement in a massive hack of the Nasdaq stock exchange, Citibank, and other major companies have been given hefty sentences.

The two men, Vladimir Drinkman and Dmitriy Smilianets, pleaded guilty in 2015. On Wednesday, Drinkman was sentenced to 144 months, while Smilianets was given 51 months.

Read more on Ars Technica.

See also earlier coverage from CourtNewsUK that contains additional details on the crimes, as well as earlier coverage on this blog.

 

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