US fines former NSA employees who provided hacker-for-hire services to UAE

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

The US Department of Justice has fined three former NSA employees who worked as hackers-for-hire for a United Arab Emirates cybersecurity company.

Marc Baier, 49, Ryan Adams, 34, and Daniel Gericke, 40, broke US export control laws that require companies and individuals to obtain a special license from the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) before providing defense-related services to a foreign government.

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