Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
2/27/2019 | 11:15:14 AM
Re: 5 Years
I definitely agree with your sentiment personally. However, it is 5 years MAXIMUM. That's the worst case scenario, signifying that in many cases the sentencing will be less than 5 years. To some that 360K a year mark may be worth 1-3 years in prison especially with many of them taking plea deals.
REISEN1955
REISEN1955,
User Rank: Ninja
2/26/2019 | 3:52:32 PM
Re: 5 Years
There is the loss of freedom.  An article here postulated that a successful hacker can earn $360,000 per year.  Not a bad gig if you can get it but - if caught - one cannot walk down to the deli and get coffee.  I like my home and enjoy sleeping in a good bed at night.  So there is THAT risk too.  Pardon me but ain't worth it.  So 5 years in a can somewhere is indeed major. 
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/26/2019 | 11:05:27 AM
Re: 5 Years
If 5 years is the maximum received, then I don't think its going to divert those doing this for their livelihood to stop their nefarious ways. I think even one year would be discouraging as long as this would be a common practice. Most get away with their hacking.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/26/2019 | 11:03:58 AM
Re: One more down for the good guys
You present the idea that crime doesn't pay and there are repercussions but on the other hand you show that for this type of crime the sentencing is minimal. Hopefully sentencing would not be minimal, however your point makes sense.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
2/26/2019 | 10:55:29 AM
5 Years
To really make some headway, I believe that some of the guilty hackers need to have an example made of them. If 5 years is the maximum received, then I don't think its going to divert those doing this for their livelihood to stop their nefarious ways.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
2/26/2019 | 10:54:08 AM
Re: One more down for the good guys
Agreed, unforutnately advertising the guilty plea is a double-edged sword. You present the idea that crime doesn't pay and there are repercussions but on the other hand you show that for this type of crime the sentencing is minimal. 
REISEN1955
REISEN1955,
User Rank: Ninja
2/26/2019 | 8:36:28 AM
One more down for the good guys
Great news - problem is the hundred of other pieces of scum out there mining and creating havoc. 


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Creating an Effective Incident Response Plan
Security teams are realizing their organizations will experience a cyber incident at some point. An effective incident response plan that takes into account their specific requirements and has been tested is critical. This issue of Tech Insights also includes: -a look at the newly signed cyber-incident law, -how organizations can apply behavioral psychology to incident response, -and an overview of the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2022-4169
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-28
The Theme and plugin translation for Polylang is vulnerable to authorization bypass in versions up to, and including, 3.2.16 due to missing capability checks in the process_polylang_theme_translation_wp_loaded() function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update plugin and them...
CVE-2022-41732
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-28
IBM Maximo Mobile 8.7 and 8.8 stores user credentials in plain clear text which can be read by a local user. IBM X-Force ID: 237407.
CVE-2021-45036
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-28
Velneo vClient on its 28.1.3 version, could allow an attacker with knowledge of the victims's username and hashed password to spoof the victim's id against the server.
CVE-2022-44399
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-28
Poultry Farm Management System v1.0 contains a SQL injection vulnerability via the del parameter at /Redcock-Farm/farm/category.php.
CVE-2022-31877
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-28
An issue in the component MSI.TerminalServer.exe of MSI Center v1.0.41.0 allows attackers to escalate privileges via a crafted TCP packet.