Ukrainian hacker sought by US arrested

AP reports that Mykhailo Rytikov, an alleged hacker wanted by the U.S. for years and who was indicted in absentia in 2013, has been arrested in Odessa. The operation was a coordinated effort by Ukraine, Britain, and the U.S.

Bakanov said the operation found a data center with about 150 servers and that study of the equipment indicated some were operated under “control and cover of the Russian special services.” Moscow hasn’t commented on the accusation.

Read more on ABC. As Andrew Conte reported in 2014, Rytikov has been indicted in several jurisdictions. But will the U.S. be able to get Ukraine to extradite him?

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