U.S. indicts hackers in biggest cyber fraud case in history

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Obsilutely wrote:

Well if the NSA would have been watching the whole time this never would have happened….oh…wait…nevermind…

Jul 25, 2013 11:28am EDT  --  Report as abuse
michaelwind wrote:

many of these criminals are living in sunny isles beach and aventura florida protected by the corrupt local law enforcement.

Jul 25, 2013 11:58am EDT  --  Report as abuse
factualone wrote:

Kill them. Seriously.
We should be treating global theft of personal data, financials and other costly crimes with
the death penalty. The damage they can do an individual can be as devastating as having someone close to you murdered. Death Penalty for this kind of premeditate crime would be
a viable deterrent. Not kidding in the least.

Jul 25, 2013 11:59am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Dichotomous wrote:

*common purpose of stealing of disseminating credit card numbers* – stealing or disseminating

*payment car theft* – payment card theft

*after playing malicious* – placing

*Editing by Scott Malone, Alden Bentley and Claudia Parsons* – 3 editors and this is the best they could do? Someone needs to be fired.

Jul 25, 2013 12:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Grant_X wrote:

factualone…stealing is equal to murder?

Thank God we have a system of government that keeps wackos like you out of the decision making process.

Jul 25, 2013 1:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Grant_X wrote:

factualone…stealing is equal to murder?

Thank God we have a system of government that keeps wackos like you out of the decision making process.

Jul 25, 2013 1:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Foxdrake_360 wrote:

@Grant_X wrote:
factualone…stealing is equal to murder?

Yes, because the corporations never pay, the little people do.

Jul 25, 2013 2:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

What is the “bigger story” on the individuals and the theft proceeds?

Details aside, what has been gleaned from their hacking expertise?

Sadly, these individuals also represent a source for better internet security – will they talk; at what price?

Will the Russians be traded for Snowden?

Jul 25, 2013 3:02pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
trusake wrote:

The problem is that these hackers get greedy, instead of these 5 idiots robbing $10 million each and dissappear, they want more, for what? $10 million is good enough to live the rest of your life comfortably.

Jul 25, 2013 3:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
sjfella wrote:

Looks like the credit card companies and banks got beat at their own game. Of course none of them will really lose a dime, they’ll simply pass it along in higher rates like always.

Jul 25, 2013 4:01pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
cros99 wrote:

Say what you will but when these people steal personal info, they destroy the financial lives of entire families taking years to recover.
They should get life with Zero access to computers and if they are out of our reach….well 300 million buys a lot of assassins.

Jul 25, 2013 4:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
KeithWVegas wrote:

Hey what’s the rush, they only got $300 million. If they sat around and watched them for a few more years it could have been billions. When is enough? How does the government determine when to much money has been stolen or to many people have been killed or maimed?

Jul 25, 2013 7:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
wilhelm wrote:

they bilked VISA and MasterCard (and the banks). the individual card holders are indemnified, as per their cardholder agreements. no ‘personal information’ aside from a credit card number was probably at risk. this has happened several times before in the USA. in fact, it was a news story earlier this year with a bunch who were hitting ATMs in New York.

it’s capitalism.

Jul 25, 2013 7:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dd606 wrote:

@sjfella – And if that’s true, then that means it will be passed onto customers, like me and you. So I don’t know why it sounds like you’re condoning it. Except that we seem to be living in a time where anything to do with business, means you’re automatically an evil villain in the eyes of the public. But some dirt bags that stole millions… I guess they’re big heroes, right?

Jul 25, 2013 10:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Nietzschele wrote:

these are petty criminals. It’s more of a story how law enforcement is protecting the good folks, so lets give it up for jursey.

Its like fighting organize crime, Jursey has lots of experience in that field ;-)

Hey, fogetteboutit!

Jul 25, 2013 10:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
boreal wrote:

The damage a handful of hackers do surpasses many of the al-Qaida’s best terrorists will ever achieve.

Jul 25, 2013 12:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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