Kremlin Website Hacker Sentenced for Hooliganism

RIA Novosti
Monday 23rd December, 2013

TOMSK, December 23 (RIA Novosti) – A Russian court convicted a computer hacker who broke into the presidential website to 18 months of probation, a court representative said Monday. The unnamed man, from the city of Tomsk, pled guilty to hooliganism for hacking into the Kremlin website in May 2012 and causing access problems and information blocking. The court ordered him not to move from Tomsk for 18 months and to check in with authorities once per month. Russian hackers are among the most active in the world, cybercrime police warned as long ago as 2005, business technology site ZDN…

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