Russia Sentences Two ‘Humpty Dumpty’ Hackers

September 7, 2017

Two Russian hackers, members of a group called “Shaltay-Boltai” – Humpty Dumpty in Russian – have been sentenced to serve three years in prison, according to the Russian Legal Information Agency, or RAPSI.

Alexander Filinov, aka “Mad Hatter,” and Konstantin Teplyakov, aka “March Hare,” were arrested by the Federal Security Service, or FSB, in November 2016. They were charged with illegal access to computer information under part three of article 272 of the Russian criminal code – specifically, “unauthorized access to computer information that caused major damage and committed by an organized group by prior conspiracy or by a person using his official position.”

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