Two Carbanak hackers sentenced to eight years in prison in Kazakhstan

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Two members of the Carbanak (Cobalt) cybercrime group were sentenced today in a Kazakhstan court to eight years in prison for stealing from Kazakhstan banks.

The sentencing was announced today by the Almaty city prosecutor’s office.

The two hackers, whose names were not released, were found guilty of hacking into the IT systems of several Kazakh banks between 2016 and 2017, from where they stole more than 2 billion tenges ($4.6 million).

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