Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

A Russian hacker who developed the widely used SpyEye banking trojan pleaded guilty to creating the malicious toolkit, one of the most popular hacking tools of the past two years. Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, known online as “Gribodemon” and “Harderman,” was convicted in Atlanta of conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud, charging stemming from his role as the primary developer and distributor of a sophisticated toolkit that allowed thieves to steal millions of dollars from victims.

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