US Charges Extradited Russian Over Massive Hacking Scheme


US authorities have charded an extradited Russian man with taking part in a series of massive cyberattacks that targeted JPMorgan Chase and other US firms in the finance sector.

Andrei Tyurin was a key member of a gang that conducted “extensive hacking” from 2012 to 2015,  US prosecutors said.

JPMorgan Chase was one of the most high-profile targets, disclosing in 2014 that about 83 million customer accounts had been accessed.

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Source: Silicon