Roman Seleznev, a convicted Russian hacker who in April 2017 was sentenced in a Washington State court to 27 years in federal prison, pleaded guilty last week to additional charges brought against him in the states of Nevada and Georgia.
The fate of convicted Russian hacker Roman Seleznev was all but sealed after federal authorities were able to easily gain access to his confiscated laptop containing incriminating information, according to U.S. Department of Justice officials who spoke at Black Hat on Wednesday. When Seleznev was arrested in 2014 while vacationing in the Maldives, “law enforcement was…
Already serving time for a previous conviction in federal court, Russian hacker Roman Seleznev was sentenced to an additional 14 years in prison after pleading guilty last September to racketeering and bank fraud.
U.S. and Russian officials will meet this week in Geneva to discuss cybersecurity issues though not as a restart of the Bilateral Presidential Commission, a State Department official told SCMagazine.com.