Russian Hacker of U.S. Financial Systems Gets 4+ Years in Jail

Dimitry Belorossov – a Russian cyber-criminal who used the Citadel banking trojan – has been sentenced to four years and six months in a U.S. prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to commit computer fraud. According to information provided through the Department of Justice's Victim Witness Assistance program, his "botnet contained personal information from the infected victim computers, including online banking credentials for U.S.-based financial institutions, credit card information, and other personally identifying information".