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Russian FSB arrests hacker

Date: February 17, 2004
Source: Computer Crime Research Center
By: Dmitri Kramarenko

FSB exposed a hacker committed illegal actions, Russian FSB Public Relations Center informed Russian information agency "Novosti".

February 11, search group of FSB Department in Kostroma region initiated a criminal case under article 272 "Illegal access to the computer information" of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. Carriers with malicious software and software designed for illegal access to computer information were found out during search, PC with traces of illegal access were seized and also other materials confirming implication of suspect to committed offence, Public Relations Center reported.

In the course of urgent search activities, hacker admitted his guilt and made written undertaking not to leave a place, says message from FSB Public Relations Center.

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