Attackers have earned about 10 million rubles by DDOS-attacks and hacking accounts in social networks.
According to the press service of the Office of “K” of the Russian Interior Ministry, staff offices, was arrested a group of hackers, offering services hacking and spying on the Internet. According to the MOI, the attackers acted in several regions in Russia for three years. During this period he managed to earn more than 10 million rubles.
Law enforcers also made ??it clear that the founders of the group were two brothers who lived in Moscow, one of which had previously been convicted of distributing child pornography. Among other things, they offer services for DDOS-attacks, and hacking accounts in social networks and e-mail boxes. In addition, hackers waged covert surveillance and wiretapping under the order.
“Criminals advertise their activities on the Internet, through her friends, as well as print advertisements, which are then distributed through their aides mailboxes and handed over on the roadway to drivers of expensive cars,” – should be notified of the Interior.
Required software group ordered on the Internet on dedicated portals. Later, these programs were resold at prices ranging from 80 to 100 thousand rubles. All cash transactions to conspiracy carried out with the help of intermediaries.
Against intruders prosecuted under Art. 272 of the Criminal Code “Illegal access to computer information.” He faces up to five years in prison.
More information about the notification of Ministry of Internal Affairs can be found here.