A hacker who sold personal data of citizens was detained in Russia

In Russia, a hacker was detained who traded in personal data of citizens - copies of passports, extracts

from banks and other documents.

According to TASS, law enforcement officersauthorities, together with specialists in the field of computer security, identified the hacker. It turned out to be Fyodorov Alen Evgenievich. He was accused of committing a crime under Part 4 of Art. 272 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Illegal access to computer information, causing major damage, committed by an organized group and creating a threat of grave consequences"). Now the man faces up to seven years in prison.

Fedorov has already pleaded guilty. While he was placed under house arrest for two months.

Recently, hackers in the United States hacked into the city's water supply and tried to make the water "poisonous".