A man living in Texas, USA, has bowed his head to plead guilty to allegations of unauthorized access and abuse of the Los Angeles Supreme Court (LASC) network to spread fraudulent emails, after being arrested. 2 months ago. With this crime, the hacker will almost certainly face a re-education sentence held at a federal prison, along with a range of related compensation.
Specifically, this man named Oriyomi Sadiq Aloba, 33, from Katy, Texas, was charged with distributing about 2 million malicious emails and storing hundreds of credit card records on his computer system. LASC that he can hack. On this charge, Aloba was sentenced to 145 months in prison by Federal Court.
Aloba and his accomplices hacked LASC's computer system in July 2017 by spreading malicious code through the email account of a court employee. Since then, he has sent fraudulent emails to colleagues on this employee's account and linked them to a fake website that asked for the email address and password, user account associated with it. LASC.
These phishing emails have been sent to thousands of people by the Aloba group, including more than 100 victims who have been trapped, providing attackers with their credentials in the LASC network. In total, more than 2 million phishing emails were distributed by Aloba and his accomplices.
When searching Aloba's whereabouts, police discovered a USB storage drive hidden in the toilet, a broken iPhone in the bathroom sink and a laptop in the warehouse.
Aloba's accomplice, Robert Charles Nicholson, 28, of Brooklyn, New York, was arrested and convicted in June. He will be sentenced on November 4, while three others are determined to live outside the United States.