Three of the five alleged hackers are at large as the DOJ issues indictments in what I referred to the “largest such scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.” The hackers, five Russian and a Ukrainian, stole more than 160 million credit card numbers from a number of payment processors, retailers and financial institutions.
Nasdaq was a target, but its trading platforms were not compromised.
Among the U.S. Attorneys mentioned in the article is Preet Bharara, who is having a big week. He is also involved in the SAC Capital insider trading case.