Ukrainian Hacker and Botnet Operator Who Allegedly Tried to Frame Brian Krebs Extradited to US (UPDATED)

This probably just made Brian’s day.

Aaron Katersky reports:

A Ukrainian man who allegedly tried to frame cyber-security expert Brian Krebs has been extradited to the United States and is due in Newark federal court today, prosecutors said.
Sergey Vovnenko is accused of taking part in an international conspiracy to hack into the computer networks of individual users and corporations to steal log-in credentials and payment card data, prosecutors said.
Read more on ABC. So far, there’s nothing up on Brian’s site, but I imagine he’ll have something to say about this.

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  1. IA Eng - October 13, 2015

    I wonder if Brian is going to go to the trial and shake the man’s hand and say “Welcome to America, Welcome to Justice”.

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