back to article Russians behind bars in US after nicking $300m+ in credit-card hacks

Two Russian criminals have been sent down in America after pleading guilty to helping run the largest credit-card hacking scam in US history. Muscovites Vladimir Drinkman, 37, and Dmitriy Smilianets, 34, ran a massive criminal ring that spent months hacking companies to get hold of credit and debit card information. They then …

  1. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    SQL Injection Sophisticated?

    SQL injection is a well know attack method to gain access to a database that can be defeated by competent parameterization of user input. More like the incompetent coding than a sophisticated attack. From my company's security training, often attackers will use social engineering tricks to get or install there malwares.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Interesting to see the price differences...

    between credit cards of the EU, Canada and the US.

    I wonder if this has anything to do with credit worthiness/debt or if it's just location based?

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