[NCSC-FI News] Ukrainian sentenced to 4 years for selling hacked passwords

A Ukrainian man was sentenced Thursday to four years in federal prison and ordered to pay back illegally obtained profits made by selling decrypted usernames and passwords online
The “Marketplace” website he used listed over 700, 000 compromised servers for sale, 150, 000 of them being from the U.S., which were advertised to criminals looking to conduct ransomware attacks and tax fraud
The victims of the scheme are global and range from government officials, healthcare systems, emergency operators, public transit employees, universities, and law firms, according to the DoJ’s press release.

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