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Russian hackers top FBI’s Most Wanted Cybe r criminals
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 08:08:17 +0000 (UTC)
November 07, 2013
Two Russian nationals have been added to the FBI cyber criminals most
wanted list. One is wanted for hacking US based firms and stealing
confidential data including employee identities, while the other one for
infecting PCs in more than 100 countries.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for Alexsey Belan who is
wanted for allegedly compromising the cyber security systems of three
unnamed major US based e-commerce companies in Nevada and California
between January of 2012 and April of 2013.
Between January of 2012, and April of 2013, Alexsey Belan is alleged to
have invaded the computer networks of three major United States-based
e-commerce companies in Nevada and California. After hacking the systems,
Belan is accused of stealing and exporting user databases with passwords
to his server. Belan also allegedly negotiated the sales of the databases.
Two federal arrests warrants have been issued for Belan in Nevada and
California. In Las Vegas, Belan is charged with obtaining information from
a protected computer; possession of fifteen or more unauthorized access
devices; and aggravated identity theft. In San Francisco, Belan was
charged with two fraud counts and two counts of aggravated theft of
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- Russian hackers top FBI’s Most Wanted Cybe r criminals InfoSec News (Nov 07)