Judge sentences foreign hacker for first time ever in US
There’s an update to a case previously noted on this site.
Jessica Masulli Reyes reports:
David Pokora, 22, of Ontario, Canada, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.[…]
The group was responsible for stealing over $100 million worth of intellectual property from major technology companies, including Microsoft, EA Games, Activision/Blizzard, Zombie Studios and Valve Corp.
The hackers broke into companies’ networks in a simple way – by obtaining the usernames and passwords of employees. Once in the network, they were able to steal trade secrets.
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