Published On: Wed, Sep 6th, 2017

Russia Jails Notorious Shaltay-Boltay (Anonymous International) Hackers

The Moscow City Court on Wednesday condemned dual members of a barbarous hacking organisation Shaltay-Boltay, also famous as a Anonymous International and “Humpty Dumpty.” Alexander Filinov and Konstantin Teplyakov of a organisation will have to offer 3 years in jail according to a Russian media.

“Members of a AI ​​were found guilty underneath Art. 272 of a Criminal Code of a Russian Federation (Illegal Access to Information stable by law),” CrimeRussia reported. “They hacked e-mail and messengers of polite servants and open persons, and afterwards sole some of a information to meddlesome persons, and something was shared.”

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Teplyakov and Filinov are believed to be behind high-profile hacks, with a targets including a Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Kremlin proselytizer Dmitry Kiselyov and presidential confidant Andrei Belousov. They were found guilty of “gaining wrong entrance to mechanism information” after a sealed tip trial, a Moscow city justice pronounced in a statement.

The organisation had claimed credit for violation into a Twitter criticism of Medvedev in 2014. They had also told a media that a organisation had sole hacked information to a top bidder after leaking annoying central emails. The FSB is now looking into a buyers of that information sole by a hackers.

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Earlier in a year, Shaltay-Boltay leader Vladimir Anikeyev was jailed for dual years after pleading guilty and similar to concur with a authorities. He has pronounced that some of a information posted on a internet was falsified. Another member of a group, Alexander Glazastikov, reportedly managed to shun abroad.

The review into Shaltay-Boltay started in Oct 2016 amid allegations of Russia perplexing to change a 2016 US Presidential election. During a same time, a Kremlin was also questioning into a FSB as several high-profile officials were indicted of treason, including FSB’s cybersecurity conduct Colonel Sergey Mikhailov. While it sparked rumors that these incidents were somehow linked, so distant there hasn’t been any central criticism on such a connection.

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