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Russian pleads guilty in major hacking case


Agence France-Presse - (International) A Russian national arrested in 2012 and extradited to the U.S. in February 2015 pleaded guilty September 15 to leading a hacking and data breach scheme that compromised the Nasdaq stock market and payment systems at 7-Eleven, Carrefour, JC Penny, and other companies, resulting in losses of over $300 million between 2005 and 2012.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:14