Hacking U.S. Technology:
A Russian man has pleaded not censurable to charges he hacked three U.S. technology companies, potentially mistrust personal details of more than 100 million users, including on LinkedIn, after being extradited from the Czech Republic. Yevgeniy Nikulin, 30, of Moscow, rapt his pretense in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, after having to grapple his extradition following his 2016 arrest in Prague.
His case had mature among a combat over whether he should be sent to the United States or Russia. Where a Moscow court had in November 2016 issued an arrest warrant for his alleged theft seven years before of $3,450 via a site called Webmoney. The U.S. section of Justice charged Nikulin of illegally accessing computers belonging to US-based social media firms Dropbox, LinkedIn and Formspring in 2012, together with using the credentials of LinkedIn and Formspring employees.
LinkedIn, now owned by Microsoft, has said the incident involved in a crossing that might have to atone knowledge of at least 100 million users. Computer hacking is not just a crime, it is a straight blackmail to the privacy and safety of Americans, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in an assertion. This is deeply troubling treatment once again emanating from Russia, he continued. We will not endure criminal cyber-invasion and will make it a priority to inquire and complain these crimes. Regardless of the country where they propagate.
Nikulin faces nine criminal counts, including causing harm to a preserved computer and angered identity theft. A federated public defender representing him did not instantly respond to a request for comment. Nikulin has denied misconduct in comments to Czech media. The judgment by Czech Justice Minister Robert Pelikan to extradite Nikulin defied Russia. Which had also sought his extradition? The judgment was nearly watching because Babis needs Zeman’s clinch for a new government after his nonage council lost a vote of belief last month.