09 Sep Russian Court Sends Shaltai-Boltai Hackers to Penal Colony
Two more members of the Shaltai-Boltai or “Humpty Dumpty” hacking group was sentenced in Russia for compromising devices and stealing data.
Konstantin Teplyakov and Alexander Filinov were found guilty by the Moscow City Court and will be sentenced to three years in a penal colony where they are likely to do forced labor.
One Vladimir Anikeyev, believed to to be the leader of the group, had already been sentenced earlier earlier this year. Journalist Andrei Nekrasov, suspected to be a member, is already under political asylum in Lithuania while another is still in hiding abroad.