Nikulin

Russian suspected hacker moves step closer to US extradition

Shaun Walker reports: A Russian suspected hacker has moved a step closer to being sent to the US as a Czech judge gave tentative approval for an extradition to go ahead, during a court hearing held inside a high-security prison in Prague. Yevgeniy Nikulin, who was arrested at a restaurant in the Czech capital...

Held in Prague, Nikulin at center of ‘intense’ US-Russia tug of war

Roger Tait and Julian Borger report: An alleged computer hacker being held in the Czech Republic is at the centre of an international legal tussle between the United States and Russia amid lingering disquiet over Moscow’s alleged interference in the recent US presidential election. Read more on The Guardian. Considering that Interpol had picked him...

Yevgeniy Nikulin indicted for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring

From the U.S.A.O. press release: OAKLAND – A federal grand jury in Oakland indicted Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin yesterday for obtaining information from computers, causing damage to computers, trafficking in access devices, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F....

Russian Hacker, Wanted by F.B.I., Is Arrested in Prague, Czechs Say

HANA de GOEIJ reports: A man identified as a Russian hacker suspected of pursuing targets in the United States has been arrested in the Czech Republic, the police announced Tuesday evening. The suspect, who was captured in a raid at a hotel in central Prague, did not resist arrest, but he had medical problems and was briefly...