3.2 Russian man receives longest-ever prison sentence in the US for hacking _ PCWorld

3.2 Russian man receives longest-ever prison sentence in the US for hacking _ PCWorld

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NEWS (/NEWS) Russian man receives longest-ever prison sentence in the US for hacking The son of Russian parliament member Valery Seleznev was sentenced to 27 years in prison for cybercrime-related offences Credit: Pixabay (? u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pcworld.com%2Farticle%2F3191834%2Fsecurity%2Frussian­man­receives­longest­ever­ prison­sentence­in­the­us­for­hacking.html) (? url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pcworld.com%2Farticle%2F3191834%2Fsecurity%2Frussian­man­receives­longest­ever­ prison­sentence­in­the­us­for­hacking.html&via=pcworld&text=Russian+man+receives+longest­ ever+prison+sentence+in+the+US+for+hacking) (? url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pcworld.com%2Farticle%2F3191834%2Fsecurity%2Frussian­man­receives­longest­ever­ prison­sentence­in­the­us­for­hacking.html) (? url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pcworld.com%2Farticle%2F3191834%2Fsecurity%2Frussian­man­receives­longest­ever­ prison­sentence­in­the­us­for­hacking.html&description=Russian+man+receives+longest­ ever+prison+sentence+in+the+US+for+hacking) (; man­receives­longest­ever­prison­sentence­in­the­us­for­hacking.html&title=Russian+man+receives+longest­ ever+prison+sentence+in+the+US+for+hacking) (/author/Lucian­Constantin/) By Lucian Constantin (/author/Lucian­Constantin/) Romania Correspondent, IDG News Service () APR 24, 2017 6:44 AM PT
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A 32­year­old Russian hacker was sentenced to 27 years in prison in the U.S. for stealing millions of payment card details from businesses by infecting their point­of­sale systems with malware. The sentence is the longest ever handed out in the U.S. for computer crimes, surpassing the 20­year jail term imposed on American hacker and former U.S. Secret Service informant Albert Gonzalez in 2010 for similar credit card theft activities. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, a Russian citizen from Vladivostok, was sentenced Friday in the Western District of Washington after he was found guilty in August of 10 counts of wire fraud, eight counts of intentional damage to a protected computer, nine counts of obtaining information from a protected computer, nine counts of possession of 15 or more unauthorized access devices and two counts of aggravated identity theft.
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  • Spanish, Credit card, payment card, IDG News Service, Valery Seleznev, member Valery Seleznev, 32­year­old Russian hacker

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