Cypriot Hacker Pleads Guilty to Data Theft, Extortion

A Cypriot national who was extradited to the U.S. this past summer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud and to obtaining information from a protected computer. Prajeet Nair reports: Joshua Polloso Epifaniou, 21, of Nicosia, Cyprus, pleaded guilty this week to computer fraud conspiracy and obtaining information from a protected computer. He faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he’s sentenced in March, according to court documents. Read more on BankInfoSecurity. Details of Epifaniou’s methods were described in the 2020 post.DataBreaches.netRead More