Thursday, May 25, 2017

The LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring Hacker: Yevgeniy Nikulin

Yevgeniy Nikulin is a potent Russian hacker responsible for major breaches including Linkedin, Dropbox and Formspring, as well as less known funds theft from a Bitcoin hedge fund and from individuals. After his arrest in Prague, Russia filed its own extradition request to fight the one from the US. There are unconfirmed allegations that Nikulin may have some insights on the 2016 Presidential Elections related hacking. Nikulin is a high-skilled dangerous hacker. While the true nature of his connections to the Russian government is unproven, it is possible that it prompted the legal help that he is getting...READ MORE

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