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Russian charged by US in connection with cyber attacks

Russian charged by US in connection with cyber attacks Friday October 21 st , 2016  at  8:16 PM 1 Share An alleged Russian hacker  arrested on Wednesday  in Prague has been charged by US authorities in connection with the 2012 cyber attacks on  LinkedIn , Dropbox and Formspring. Sample the FT’s top stories for a week You select the topic, we deliver the news. Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin, 29, was arrested by police at the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at a hotel in the Czech city. His identify was unknown until Friday when the US attorney’s office for the Northern District of California announced that a grand jury had indicted Mr Nikulin on multiple counts of computer intrusion, aggravated identity theft and other related charges. Mr Nikulin remains in the Czech Republic where he will await a court’s decision on whether to extradite him to the US. On Wednesday a spokesman for the Russian embassy was quoted by Interf