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Blackhole exploit kit author sentenced

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 14, 2016.

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    Dmitry Fedotov, aka “Paunch”, the creator of the infamous Blackhole and Cool exploit kits, has been sentenced to spend 7 years in prison, Russian news agency TASS has reported (in Russian). Six of his criminal collaborators have also been handled prison sentences, spanning from 5.5 years to 8, and they will be serving them in a penal colony. The group, which formed a criminal organization, have been found guilty of hacking, fraud and unauthorized access … More →

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